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The Book Thief

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Brian Farrey

"A human doesn't have a heart like mine. The human heart is a line, whereas my own is a circle, and I have the endless ability to be in the right place at the right time. The consequence of this is that I'm always finding humans at their best and worst. I see their ugly and their beauty, and I wonder how the same thing can be both." So muses the narrator of Markus Zusak's powerful and moving ... Read full review

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User Review  - sscarllet - LibraryThing

I've read this book three times now and it just blows me away each time. I'm so attached to Liesel and her family. They are so very real. But that's why its so sad. It feels like they could be your neighbors, friends or even you. Read full review

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By far one of the best books I have read in a long time. Complex, compelling characters, a beautifully woven storyline, this book has it all. The narration from the point of Death is interesting as well. I loved it, and highly recommend it. :D

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This is a book that i believe should be placed on the shelf right next to The Diary of Ann Frank. It not only explains life as a Jewish citizen in that time but of the German citizen who hid them. The book is one that has made me weep with such sorrow. I have never actually felt so connected to a story such as this one. If I had owned this book, I would have read many more times. (I am a 15 year old girl in my first year of high school.) I would highly recommend that all students from grades 9 to 12 should read this book. 

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User Review  - Natalie Richards - Goodreads

This is one of the best books I have ever read. I was not sure at first and it took me a few pages to get used to the writing style and the fact that it was narrated by Death, but then..wow. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

I don't know if there is anything I could say that would due this book justice. I will say this I would deffently put this on your must read list. It is a very touching story that goes straight to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jade - Goodreads

This piece of literature was so beautiful I was sad for days afterward. I wanted to read the book before seeing the movie and it well surpassed any of my expectations; which were based on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

what I liked about the book was that it was very historical and real. some things I hated about the book thief were that Death was the narrator and how everyone she knew had died and how Death came to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sara Williams - Goodreads

I commited one of the #1 faults in the book world. I watched the film first. It was a disgrace. I couldn't get over this, even if I'm 50 pages away from the end. I am so sorry, Markus Zusak. You're still pretty cool. Read full review

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User Review  - James - Goodreads

Wonderfully written book about a German orphan living under and oppressive nazi regime with her adoptive family hiding a Jew in the basement. The book is an excellent commentary on human nature ... Read full review

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