The Book Thief
Publish date: September 19th 2006
Publisher: Listening Library
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Book Club
, Books About Books
, World War II
The place is a suburb of Munich and the time is World War Two. Watching the small life of young girl Liesel Meminger is Death, but it's not her he's here to collect…This was a re-read from 2012, and I'm confused as to why I rated it four stars last time. Death cannot keep himself from interrupting t...
What makes this story unique and a novel enjoyed by both young and old is due primarily to two outstanding elements. First, is the use of "Death" as the narrator; Death is devoid of all emotion and his role is simple that of an impartial observer and the story teller of events as they unfold. He re...
This is my absolute favorite book! I have read a lot of Holocaust novels, but this one really sticks out. The characters are very complex. This book also has an extremely unique and thought-provoking element (if you have read it,you know what I mean.)
I didn't even bring this book home for myself. It is the strange way that my story with what arguably has become my favourite book begins. I didn't bring it for myself, but still, being me I couldn't resist picking it up and reading a little bit. Only for then, I had to say, sorry, I'm keeping it fo...
Nobody needs a review from me of a book that's been around forever, but I was so affected by this one that I feel a need to at least commemorate that much. I read it a few weeks ago, and the characters are still with me. I'm still affected by this book, and I'm sure I will be for a very long time. ...