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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

Review: The Book Thief Audiobook

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

It's just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fistfighter, and quite a lot of thievery… Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak's groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. Liesel scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she ... Read full review

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Great story, I laughed, I cried, but most of all I read it like I was reading someon's diary. Keep writing, this book may actually get people reading again! The way the srory is told, and the way Liesel adapts with her new mamma and pappa teaches us just how far we have come, or some of what we've possibly lost. Depending on what you take from the story. I give it at least a 9. 


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