I Am the Messenger

I Am the Messenger

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Description

From the author of The Book Thief comes this darkly funny and ultimately uplifting thriller which proves that anyone can be extraordinary.

Ed Kennedy is just your less-than-average Joe who is hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey. But after he single-handedly manages to catch a bank robber, he receives a playing card in the mail: the Ace of Diamonds. This is the first message. Four more will follow. But before this particular card game can end, Ed will be changed forever . . .

Will Audrey love the man he has become?
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 29mm | 319g
  • Definitions
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9781909531369
  • 47,517

Review Text

From the author of The Book Thief comes this darkly funny and ultimately uplifting thriller which proves that anyone can be extraordinary. Ed Kennedy is just your less-than-average Joe who is hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey. But after he single-handedly manages to catch a bank robber, he receives a playing card in the mail: the Ace of Diamonds. This is the first message. Four more will follow. But before this particular card game can end, Ed will be changed forever . . . Will Audrey love the man he has become?
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Review quote

Zusak's fascination with morality and culpability is writ large throughout this pacy page turner * CSMA Club Magazine *
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About Markus Zusak

MARKUS ZUSAK is the bestselling author of six novels, including THE BOOK THIEF. His books have been translated into more than forty languages, to both popular and critical acclaim. He lives in Sydney with his wife and two children.
Find Markus on his blog www.zusakbooks.com
Facebook /markuszusak
Instagram @markuszusak


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Rating details

154,536 ratings
4.01 out of 5 stars
5 38% (58,168)
4 36% (56,230)
3 18% (28,124)
2 5% (8,241)
1 2% (3,773)
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