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The Cardturner: A Novel about a King, a Queen, and a Joker - Louis Sachar
The Cardturner: A Novel about a King, a Queen, and a Joker
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385736626 (0385736622)
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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RedT Reads Randomly
RedT Reads Randomly rated it
4.0 His publisher, his editor, his wife and his agent --
-- they all said he was crazy. "'No one's going to want to read a book about bridge!' They told me on more than one occasion. Still, I really love the game." he wrote It anyway. I would never believe that I would appreciate a book about the game of bridge. Yes, the card game. But it's by...
Savourybooks rated it
4.0 The Cardturner: A Review
This book gave me a whole new insight into reading. It was like a cake that every time you took a slice you dived into more layers that you never knew could or would be there. The protagonist is a boy who has been under the impression that his uncle is his most favourite person in the world, this im...
Mandafofanda Reads Lots
Mandafofanda Reads Lots rated it
I'm not sure how I got the idea, but before reading the book I thought it would be about a somewhat prankster screw-up and his adventures (maybe from the title). The story, however, is surprisingly a lot smarter/nerdier and more heartwarming than that. Alton, the main character, is a fairly normal 1...
Reading With Cass
Reading With Cass rated it
4.0 The Cardturner
I loved this book! It was very humorous and the style of writing was wonderful.The book is narrated by the main character Alton Richards. His great-uncle is blind and very sick but still plays the card game bridge. However he can't see the cards so he asks Alton to be his cardturner.Lester (the grea...
LeahSL rated it
4.0 The Cardturner: A Novel about a King, a Queen, and a Joker
I really enjoyed this. It's been a very long time since I've been able to pick up a new Louis Sachar book. He does well with first person narration--quite frankly, so well I am surprised he hasn't used it before. Confession time: I kinda knew how to play bridge before reading this book but OH MY...
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