Eye for Eye

Author: Orson Scott Card

Genre: Science Fiction

Year: 1987

Rating: 7 of 10

I listened to this novella as an audiobook which certainly livened up a long drive. The story suited itself well to audiobook format because it is written in first person and is structured kind of like an interview or interrogation. The story had a bucolic feel somewhat in the vein of Zenna Henderson or Clifford Simak and I was impressed by Card’s usage of language that fit this setting. The usage of language was much different from what I’m used to in his Ender’s Games and Alvin series, proving that Card is a versatile author. However I didn’t enjoy it as much as his other work, it was entertaining but lacked some of the depth of his other work, still it was well worth a listen.


Return to Book Review List