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The Book Thief is a novel by Markus Zusak that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and. The Book Thief book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. De. MARKUS ZUSAK is the bestselling author of six novels, including THE BOOK THIEF. His books have been translated into more than forty languages, to both.

Death: Here is a little information you should know: this books is filled with many interesting facts.

Very relevant and everything. We shall kick off with the definition from the dictionary of the word lemon.

Reader: The fuck? Death: A lemon is a vegetable that is very yellow and acid.

That's what the Book Thief's friend's hair looks like. Reader: That's not a very good description.

That's how I picture Rudy now. Death: Reader, are you crying yet? Reader: Can you just stop that?

Death: What? Reader: That. Popping up out of nowhere?

Death: Get used to it. And keep on reading before I killz you!

Reader: Are you serious? You could have used spoiler tags, man! Papa: Yes, Liesel.

Death: Listen, reader. This young German girl growing up in Nazi Germany is the star of the show. She's the chief book thief—but by no means the only book thief—in the novel.

But the plot doesn't only revolve around late-night library heists: when Liesel's foster parents decide to give refuge to a young Jewish man hiding from the Nazi regime, the characters grow and change in horrible and also beautiful ways. It's Australian author Markus Zusak's fifth novel, and it emerged on the scene when Zusak was only thirty years old.


Winning a slew of awards, mostly in the Young Adult category, and selling at least a million copies, The Book Thief has monumentally increased this author's fame Source. Zusak took over three years to complete the piece and even went to Munich, Germany to research some of the finer points. He tackles all sorts of dicey issues concerning one of the most difficult topics ever—the Holocaust.

This terrifying chapter of history is part of his heritage. According to a review in The Guardian: Zusak […] has said that writing the book was inspired by two real-life events related to him by his German parents: the bombing of Munich, and a teenage boy offering bread to an emaciated Jew being marched through the streets, ending with both boy and Jewish prisoner being whipped by a soldier.

Source You'll see definite echoes of the whipping incident in several crucial points in the nove.Also, the basement didnt even exist anymore. Vedo influenze del " Death " di Neil Gaiman , per il carattere piuttosto eccentrico della Morte.

Praise for The Book Thief

Seven thousand stars could never be enough for this book. When my friend who had lent me the book asked me what I thought about it, the first thing I said was: Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?

I don't know how to end that fucking book. When her foster parents choose to hide a Jewish man, Max Vandenburg, in their basement, Liesel's story becomes even more complicated.

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