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User Review  - benuathanasia - LibraryThing

This would have been truly astounding if it weren't for the insanely weak ending. As I approached the end, I couldn't think of any way the book could end in a satisfying way. Eventually, I came to the ... Read full review

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User Review  - BEGivens - LibraryThing

I just finished rereading this book because I remember liking it, but couldn't remember the ending. After reading it again, I can honestly say it was well worth a second visit. The message is beautiful and Zusak does a great job delivering it. Read full review

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User Review  - LaPhenix - LibraryThing

I'd have enjoyed the story much more had I not gone in expecting something as powerful as The Book Thief. Zusak has complex characters with a distinct voice, and a beautiful story arc, that were unfortunately lost on this tearjerker-seeking reader. Read full review

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this is a great book...all of markus zusak's books are like great..i nearly cried at the end....all of his books bring me to the verge of tears and inner pain...Ed..he's a coool character...and the end is like soooo cool: I AM NOT THE MESSENGER. I AM THE MESSAGE.
COOOOOL..
and Ed just literally talks to you...so natrual..and quite a handful of 'bloody's
 

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