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The cardturner

By: Sachar, Louis

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140880851X / 9781408808511
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20 cm 336 p.
Teenage / Young Adult  Learn More
Quiz No: 220605, Points 9.00, Book Level 5.00,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 2010.

When Alton's ageing, blind uncle asks him to attend bridge games with him, he agrees.

After all, it's better than a crappy summer job in the local shopping mall, and Alton's mother thinks it might secure their way to a good inheritance sometime in the future. But, like all apparently casual choices in any of Louis Sachar's wonderful books, this choice soon turns out to be a lot more complex than Alton could ever have imagined.

As his relationship with his uncle develops, and he meets the very attractive Toni, deeply buried secrets are uncovered and a romance that spans decades is finally brought to conclusion. Alton's mother is in for a surprise!


5AN Interest age: from c 12 years, YFB General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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