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Meet Ed Kennedy - cab driving prodigy, pathetic card player, and useless at sex. He lives in the suburbs; he shares coffee with his dog, the Doorman; and he's in nervous love with Audrey. His life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence - until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery.

That's when the first Ace turns up.That's when Ed becomes The Messenger. Chosen to care, he makes his way through town, helping and hurting (where necessary) until only one question remains: Who's behind Ed's mission?

©2002 Markus Zusak (P)2015 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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"Comedic, romantic, thrilling, confronting, playful, deceptive." ( Australian Book Review)

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Beautiful writing

Marcus Zusak writes beautiful stories with engaging characters that the reader cares about. In this case the plot in sparse but the book is definitely engaging and worth the read.

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  • 01-25-18

best way to enjoy school books

way better than reading by myself. would highly recommend this to anyone who asks for such

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