Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Published March 14, 2006 (Orig. published 2005)
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A mysterious narrator gives an account of a young girl who has an unusual vice: she steals books. Death comes for the girl’s brother as she and her mother wait for a train to take them to a foster home where the children will be safe. It is he, the collector of souls, who is the only witness to the girl’s first thievery, and he begins to follow her story.
Life in Liesel’s new home is a difficult adjustment, plagued with nightmares, but through them, she and … Continue reading