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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  - Hera - LibraryThing

What an excellent novel. I became totally immersed in the narrative and the plotting was brilliant. It tackles perhaps the most overwhelming themes in modern fiction without sentimentality and with ... Read full review

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User Review  - r13 - LibraryThing

This Prince award winner would be great for middle school or high school kids. The story of Liesel, a young German book thief during WWII, is told from the point of view of death. For older students ... Read full review

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User Review  - YAlit - LibraryThing

The Book Thief captures the darkeness and tragedy of the Holocaust without being preachy and offers a perspective of Nazi Germany that is not covered in most Holocaust literature. Instead of solely ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lake_O_UCC - LibraryThing

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel - a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors. Read full review

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User Review  - craigjanis - LibraryThing

I really, really liked this book. It was half of my birthday present from parents, and it was remarkable for several reasons, not the least of which is the fact that the book's narrator is Death. Yes ... Read full review

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User Review  - JanelleVeith - LibraryThing

Written from a unique perspective of "Death". Historically accurate information about a young teen girl and her adoptive family, the hardships she encounters during the war. Read full review

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User Review  - delphica - LibraryThing

(#37 in the 2007 book challenge) Positively exquisite and heartbreaking from start to finish. If you are going to read this book, I would strongly suggest planning in advance so that you can read it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

One of the best books ever written. Hands down. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Read full review

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User Review  - UltimateSummerRead - LibraryThing

Possibly one of my new favorite books of all time.-Jen Read full review


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