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User Review  - Maydacat - LibraryThing

Liesel has the misfortune of being a young girl in Germany during World War II. Taken in as a foster child when her mother could no longer care for her, she nevertheless becomes a beloved daughter to ... Read full review

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User Review  - vtlucania - LibraryThing

My favorite part of this book was the narrator. I know this book has received much acclaim but I have read better stories about this turbulent period in history. Fortunately for me or unfortunately as ... Read full review

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User Review  - stevesmits - LibraryThing

Mostly my reviews of books are favorable because I choose books I think I’ll like by authors I know. This review will be somewhat harsh. Family and friends urged me to read The Book Thief. I started ... Read full review

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User Review  - theWallflower - LibraryThing

Sigh. I wanted to like this, but I guess I'm a meat-and-potatoes guy when it comes to books. I like my plot and I like my characters. Any fancy dressing or style tends to get in the way for me. I don ... Read full review

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User Review  - morieel - LibraryThing

Audiobook for me.. my guess:the book was better than the movie? (I didn't see the movie). Not sure why others rated it as highly as they did, though I do agree it is an excellent choice for middle - high school students. Read full review

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User Review  - ted_newell - LibraryThing

I read enough books on Hitler era Germany that somehow this one did nt quite strike me as real. For instance, would anyone have dared to heckle a line of passing authorities then, as someone does in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alphawoman - LibraryThing

I could not finish this book. Got half way through it. Must be the only person on earth that did not take to it. I know I am the only person left on earth who has not read a Harry Potter book. Read full review

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User Review  - DeFor - LibraryThing

I suppose if you're going to personify death you might as well make it human. But I'm not sure I like it. I think that Liesel wrote it, actually, under the character of death, but I don't care enough ... Read full review

Review: The Book Thief

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Though well-written it contained too many superfluous sentences that caused the story to stall and the book to drag. Read full review

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User Review  - dmb622 - LibraryThing

Did not enjoy this book, although it was highly rated. It might have been better had I read a physical book in one sitting. Read full review


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