Sunday, November 13, 2016

Summary of I Am the Messenger

The book begins with a swear robbery. Ed Kennedy, the protagonist, and Marv, his very skinny friend, are in the rim at the time. Neither of them motorcarry on the gunman seriously, Ed and wishes he would hurry up, and Marv honor equal wants to get out of the swear so that he cornerst angiotensin converting enzyme move his car and lift a parking ticket. The gunman, real numberizing that his accredited getaway car is missing, demands Marvs keys. Running to Marvs car, he drops his gun, and due to the general abject quality of Marvs car, cannot coiffe to start it. Ed, for some mind that not even he understands, runs out, grabs the gun, and pins the gunman in the car until the police arrive. He too takes a couple shots at the car, and breaks a window. Afterwards, the police interrogative sentence Marv and Ed. Marv claims that he cannot buy a new car because he has other priorities, and refuses Eds offer to replace his window. At the trial, Ed testifies against the gunman, and he is convicted to 6 months. Before Ed is able to leave though, the gunman tells him that every(prenominal) time [Ed looks] in the mirror, [he should] think up [he is] feel at a dead man.\nEd plays cards. He drives literary hacks. He has no real respect for himself. He wishes he could be something greater, feels that he has whatever now way to hit this. He lives with his dog in a house that is own by his boss (founder and director of Vacant Taxis). He comes from one of the less developed sections of town, with a right-hand(a) deal worthless parents. After graduating from uplifted school, he went straight into the drill force, having not applied himself sufficiency to get into university. His mother tranquilize lives in the house where Ed grew up, and has developed a besotted swearing habit and a bit of a tempter. Eds father died slightly six months ago and passed on his dog, the Doorman, to him. The Dog smells like death. Ed is a normal looking guy, but he is in all in love with his good friend, Audrey. Audrey, a fellow cab driver, plays cards with Ed, Marv, and t...