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Published by Mammoth .
Written in English

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination196p. ;
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18442921M
ISBN 100749709472

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If Liesel is the novel’s moral center, her foster father, Hans, is its heart. Generous, kind, and patient, Hans is immediately sympathetic, and remains that way to the end. As a father figure to Liesel, he represents paternal self-sacrifice and the wisdom of experience. The few occasions when Hans is strict or harsh with Liesel, he is acting.   This is a book to treasure, a new classic. I absolutely loved it. Set in Germany in the years , The Book Thief tells the story of Liesel, narrated by Death who has in his possession the book she wrote about these years. So, in a way, they are both book thieves/5(K).   Markus Zusak has a way with words, and it shines in The Book Thief. At once hopeful and devastating, it's an observation of humanity from an outsider who s Continue reading. Report this review. Teen, 14 years old Written by MissBookaHolic April 7, The Book Thief is the kind of book that you read in stunned silence, shaking your head in 4/5. A metaphysical being, Death serves as the dryly cynical narrator of The Book Thief. Death's duty is to carry away the souls of the recently departed, which it has apparently done for millenia. In its line of work, Death tries to focus on colors as a way of .

The central story of Liesel - the Book Thief - who is fostered following the heartbreaking loss of her mother and sudden death of her little brother at the start of the war, follows her delightful friendship with her new 'papa', a kind, humble and musically gifted former German soldier who is there for her at every turn; her stowaway friend /5(K). A Kind of Thief Paperback – May 1, by Vivien Alcock (Author) See all 12 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Author: Vivien Alcock. The Book Thief is a war drama film directed by Brian Percival and starring Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, and Sophie film is based on the novel of the same name by Markus Zusak and adapted by Michael film is about a young girl living with her adoptive German family during the Nazi era. Taught to read by her kind-hearted foster father, Music by: John Williams. Get free homework help on Markus Zusak's The Book Thief: book summary, chapter summary and analysis, quotes, and character analysis courtesy of CliffsNotes. Markus Zusak's The Book Thief, set in Germany during World War II, follows young Liesel Meminger as she struggles with the loss of her mother and brother and must go to live with foster parents, Hans and Rosa .

The boy is the book thief's brother. Their mother is taking them to a town near Munich to foster parents. But, the boy begins coughing very hard and then dies. His mother is asleep when Death comes onto the train. Then, the book thief, whose name is Liesel Meminger, sees that her brother, Werner, has died. A stunning tale of adolescence in Nazi Germany, The Book Thief follows the life of Liesel Meminger as she grows up in the home of her adoptive parents. Rebellious in nature, Liesel feeds her hunger for stories by stealing books from book burnings. Liesel is shown the true stakes of the war when her father hides a young Jewish man in thier basement. the sides. I was trying to listen to what he had to say, because it was kind of inter-esting, but everybody around me was talking, and every time I told them to shut up, the other teacher chaperone, Mrs. Dodds, would give me the evil eye. Mrs. Dodds was this little math teacher from Georgia who always wore a black leather jacket, evenFile Size: 1MB. Despite The Book Thief being a powerful, suspenseful novel, Death isn't exactly the most skilled storyteller sometimes. You see, Death can't keep a secret, and he tends to be a plot-spoiler.