The Book Thief
The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.
It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still.
Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement.
In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SoulFlower1981 - LibraryThing
There are certain books that you have to get to the end of to fully appreciate and the Book Thief is one of those books. Sometimes when you start a book you have difficulty reading it and you want to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TerriS - LibraryThing
I listened to this book and enjoyed it very much! It is a tale of a young girl in Germany during WWII. She is being raised by foster parents. The foster father is, maybe, my favorite. He is so sweet ... Read full review