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Dissabte Sant

 

Papa Francesc:

«Dissabte Sant és el dia del silenci de Déu. Ha de ser un dia de silenci. Jesús col·locat en el sepulcre comparteix amb tota la humanitat el drama de la mort. És un silenci que parla i expressa l’amor com a solidaritat amb els abandonats de sempre, que el Fill de Déu ve a omplir el buit que només la misericòrdia infinita de Déu Pare pot omplir. Déu calla, però per amor. En aquest dia, l’amor -aquell amor silenciós- es converteix en espera de la vida en la resurrecció. I el Dissabte Sant: ens farà bé pensar en el silenci de la Mare, “la Creient”, que en silenci estava esperant la Resurrecció». (Homilia, 23.03.16).

ENDER''S GAME

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In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race''s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn''t make the cut--young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.

Ender''s skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister.

Is Ender the general Earth needs? But Ender is not the only result of the genetic experiments. The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Ender''s two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. If, that is, the world survives.

Ender''s Game is the winner of the 1985 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 1986 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

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ENDER''S GAME
isbn 9780765370624
data de publicació 01/08/2013
editorial MACMILLAN
número d'edicions 1
dades del llibre 324 pàg.
enquadernació Carpeta
idioma Inglés

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In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race''s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn''t make the cut--young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.

Ender''s skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister.

Is Ender the general Earth needs? But Ender is not the only result of the genetic experiments. The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Ender''s two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. If, that is, the world survives.

Ender''s Game is the winner of the 1985 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 1986 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

títol
ENDER''S GAME

isbn 9780765370624
data de publicació 01/08/2013
editorial MACMILLAN
número d'edicions 1
dades del llibre 324 pàg.
enquadernació Carpeta
idioma Inglés
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