Seventh Son : Tales of Alvin Maker: Book 1 Paperback / softback
Part of the Tales of Alvin Maker series
'Card has uncovered a rich vein of folklore and magic here, to which his assured handling of old time religion and manifest love of children is admirably suited: an appealing and intriguing effort.' - Kirkus ReviewsFrom the primal depth's of the world's greatest myths comes this gripping fantasy of a boy, born to be a Maker, whose dangerous journey towards knowledge and power makes history ... Amid the deep woods where the Red Man still holds sway, a very special child is born.
Young Alvin is the seventh son, and such a boy is destined to become great - perhaps even a man with the enormous powers of a Maker.
But even in the loving safety of his home, dark forces reach out to destroy him.
Somewhere out there is a power that will do anything to prevent him growing up ... The first book in the acclaimed Tales of Alvin Maker series, by one of the world's best-loved SF/fantasy authors. Books by Orson Scott Card:Alvin Maker novelsSeventh SonRed ProphetPrentice AlvinAlvin JourneymanHeartfireThe Crystal CityEnder Wiggin SagaEnder's GameSpeaker for the DeadXenocideChildren of the MindEnder in ExileHomecomingThe Memory of the EarthThe Call of the EarthThe Ships of the EarthEarthfallEarthbornFirst Formic War (with Aaron Johnston)Earth UnawareEarth AfireEarth Awakens
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 03/01/1991
- Category: Fantasy
- ISBN: 9781841490212
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