The Cardturner

The Cardturner



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!

Paperback Book

352 pages

Published: 2011 by Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781408808511

Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 22mm

Author(s): Louis Sachar


The Cardturner Paperback Book Edition by Louis Sachar

Suggested Age Group(s): Older Kids,