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Danica If you've read the Book of Mormon, this book is just like it... and Orson Scott Card is mormon.


James Yes there are an uncomfortable number of similarities, but the books are still very different in a fundamental way. I doubt all science fiction readers would consider the Book of Mormon part of the genre, and some believers of the Book of Mormon may feel that Card is blasphemous. Personally, I'd really like to hear his reasons for writing this book. Having said that, I did enjoy it, and will proceed on to book two.


Mary James wrote: "Yes there are an uncomfortable number of similarities, but the books are still very different in a fundamental way. I doubt all science fiction readers would consider the Book of Mormon part of th..."

I think that there is some truth to that especially since the setting is in matriarchal society.


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