The Book Thief (Paperback)
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The Book Thief (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 08/09/2007
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HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE. 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH. It's a small story, about: a girl, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. ANOTHER THING YOU SHOULD KNOW - DEATH WILL VISIT THE BOOK THIEF THREE TIMES

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9780552773898

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“7/10”

To put it very generally, this is a WWII book. It focuses on the life of a young orphan girl named Liesel during the war. What’s special about Liesel is that she is a book thief. She steals randomly at first, starting... More

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21st February 2014
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“Why I loved reading The Book Thief by Markus Zusak”

This book was initially recommended to me by a couple of friends, but at first I dismissed it. I guess I was too wary and afraid to read it, since the quick research that I carried out on it revealed to me that this... More

Paperback edition
22nd August 2014
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“Emotional, heartwarming, fantastic!”

The Book Thief is written by Australian author Markus Zusak. It is narrated by Death and is set in Nazi Germany, during a time when the narrator states he was very busy. It tells the story of a young girl, Liesel and... More

Paperback edition
7th August 2014
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