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[Book Review] I Am The Messenger by Markus Zusak (2002) - The Grand Shuckett
Amazon.com Widgets Plot Summary: The story begins with an introduction to the character of Ed Kennedy, a down-and-out underage taxi driver who is in love with his best friend Audrey, who, to his dismay, feels that she cares about him too much to date him. Ed is standing in a bank queue when a robbery takes place. He accidentally foils the robbers’ escape, and is proclaimed a hero. Shortly after, he receives an Ace of Diamonds in the mail. The ace is from an unknown source. On the ace is written a list of three addresses and specific times next to each one. These represent a series of tasks that Ed must complete. Author: Markus Zusak Publisher: Pan Macmillian Austrialia Publication Date: January 10, 2002 Genre: Teen Fiction Review: by Lee Having read and greatly enjoyed The Book Thief, I was more than excited to read more of Markus Zusak’s work, and I Am the Messenger seemed like the perfect place to start. What I Liked: I Am the Messenger was not what I was expecting on the heels of reading The Book Thief. Though it was profoundly touching and beautiful, the entire feel of the novel was different. I’m not sure what I was expecting, [...]