The Storyteller (Hardcover)
|Author: Jodi Picoult|
|An astonishing novel about redemption and forgiveness from #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Picoult. Sage Singer becomes friends with an old man who''s particularly beloved in her community. One day he asks Sage for a favor: to kill him.|
From the Publisher:
An astonishing novel about redemption and forgiveness from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult.
Sage Singer becomes friends with an old man who?s particularly beloved in her community after they strike up a conversation at the bakery where she works. Josef Weber is everyone?s favorite retired teacher and Little League coach. One day he asks Sage for a favor: to kill him. Shocked, Sage refuses?but then he tells her he deserves to die.
Once he reveals his secret, Sage wonders if he?s right. What do you do when evil lives next door? Can someone who?s committed a truly heinous act ever redeem themselves with good behavior? Should you offer forgiveness to someone if you aren?t the party who was wronged? And most of all?if Sage even considers his request?is it murder, or justice?Becoming friends with Josef Weber, an old man who's particularly loved in her community, Sage Singer is shocked when one day he asks her to kill him and reveals why he deserves to die, causing her question her beliefs--and to wonder if his request would be murder or justice.