I Am the Messenger
protect the diamondssurvive the clubsdig deep through the spadesfeel the hearts Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking dog, the Doorman. His life is... show more
protect the diamondssurvive the clubsdig deep through the spadesfeel the hearts Ed Kennedy is an underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly devoted to his coffee-drinking dog, the Doorman. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery. That's when the first ace arrives in the mail. That's when Ed becomes the messenger. Chosen to care, he makes his way through town helping and hurting (when necessary) until only one question remains: Who's behind Ed's mission?A 2005 Michael L. Printz Honor Book and recipient of five starred reviews, I Am the Messenger is a cryptic journey filled with laughter, fists, and love.
Publish date: May 9th 2006
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Borzoi Books
Pages no: 360
Edition language: English
Będąc pod wrażeniem jakości “Złodziejki książek” naturalnie sięgnąłem po inne powieści Markusa Zusaka. Najłatwiej dostępną (cudowne Legimi!) jest “Posłaniec”, oryginalnie wydany przed wielkim bestsellerem, u nas dostępny po sukcesie “Złodziejki…”. Od samego początku zabawy miałem dwa podstawowe sk...
It took me a long time to write this review because I have a feeling that this is a case of “It’s not you, it’s me.” Nineteen-year-old Ed is a cabdriver who believes that he has achieved everything that he is going to achieve in his life. He lives in a shack with a smelly dog, plays cards with his...
Po lekturze urzekającej według mnie „Złodziejki książek” przyszła również kolej na drugą powieść Markusa Zusaka, która jak zapewne większość z Was wie nosi tytuł „Posłaniec”. Książka ta jest zupełnie inna od poprzedniej, a jej głównym bohaterem jest Ed Kennedy. Ed jest przeciętnym młodym chłopaki...
I am the Messenger is one of the more bizarre books I have ever read. It is one of those books that caused me to question myself continually about why I was reading it, yet, at the same time, I couldn't put it down. Even now, having finished it, I am not sure how I feel about it. But it sticks with ...
The message in this story is that all of us have roles to play in this life -- roles that makes a difference in the lives of others. Don't for one moment think that the cards that have been dealt out in your life are common or unremarkable. You have a gift, an ability, a presence that is waiting to ...