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Speaker for the Dead  
Author Orson Scott Card
Country United States
Language English
Series Ender's Game series
Genre(s) Science fiction
Publisher Tor Books
Release date 1986
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 415 pp
ISBN ISBN 0-312-93738-5
Sequel to Ender's Game
Prequel to Xenocide

Speaker for the Dead (1986) is a science fiction book by Orson Scott Card. It is a sequel to the novel Ender's Game, and takes place around the year 5135, some 3,000 years after the events in Ender's Game. Because of space travel, the main character Ender is only about 35 years old.

Like Ender's Game, the book won the Hugo Award (1987) and Nebula Award (1986) for outstanding science fiction novel, making Card the first writer to win both of these awards two times in a row. Speaker for the Dead was updated in 1991. It was followed by Xenocide and Children of the Mind.

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