Antonia Michaelis’ The Storyteller is one of those—it didn’t seize me, it gently corralled me before I knew I was lost to its power. Embroiled in the. The Storyteller Author: Antonia Michaelis (Translated by Miriam Debbage) Publication Date: 1/1/ Publisher: Amulet Books Blurb(GR): Anna. The course of true love definitely doesn’t run smooth when it’s a relationship with a self-abusing and abused drug dealer.

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December 7, at 2: A foretold fairytale, woven the characters from real life and when the characters turned up dead in real, who knew a fairytale might come true. Entranced is the word that comes to mind about this book. Paperbackpages.

The Storyteller

She is the kind of girl I would be friends with, and Michaelis does a great job of creating this realistic, intelligent, thoughtful protagonist. Tatiana, you know that I can’t hide anything. Y todo es culpa de un personaje.

Ok let’s face it: Who would we give it to? And this was one deep story. The main character falls in love with Abel, the storyteller. Oct 27, Louise rated it michaelia liked it Shelves: The fairy tale doesn’t have a happy ending.


All my friends had a funeral going on Goodreads and everyone was crying. Symbol 1 1 Feb 21, Just one shot and its over.

But the day she finds the stray toy doll and learns it belongs to Abel — or more specifically, his little sister Micha — Anna is bound and determined to learn more about this boy who her classmates call the Polish peddler. Tatiana The Readventurer michselis. The depth of character and layers of detail are heart-breakingly intricate. Getting him help was what she needed to do. I think I still need a shoulder to cry on And you will freeze in the cold wind. This book really did just destroy me.

It’s possible that my own preconceived notions about this book colored my thoughts about him a little too much. This review can be found on my blog: It’s like I have a love-hate relationship with this book. It wasn’t that you shouldn’t know the secret, it was about the way the secret is revealed.

The Storyteller by Antonia Michaelis

Anna is afraid of him until she realizes that he is caring for his six-year-old sister on his own. That was a few days after they met Anna.


I hope you both do read it eventually though because I’m very interested in your storytteller. Her gaze gets drawn to the mysterious Abel, one of her bad boy classmates rumored to be a drug dealer. She wants to get him help — and she reaches out to their teacher, who she trusts, to aid Abel.

View all 36 comments. And in your eyes the ocean And in your eyes the sea The waters frozen over With your longing to be free. My child, I know youre not a child But I see you running wild Between those flowering trees. I just can’t stand it when view spoiler [a story doesn’t have the happy ending I want it to have.

They wanted to help, and they did, more than any of them could ever imagine. I had a hard time putting my reader down because the story of Abel and Anna was such a pull.