The Book Thief
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 576
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, World War II
Well this book was absolutely heartwrenching...but so good. I wasn't sure in the beginning as I haven't read literary fiction in a while and I like to avoid depressing books, but I got sucked in and couldn't put it down. I really like Zusak's writing - he did a LOT of foreshadowing but it worked f...
Date Started: December 27, 2013 | Date Finished: December 31, 2013 First lines: First the colors. Then the humans. That's usually how I see things. Or at least, how I try. -------- My friend, how do books make you cry? Is it the empathy you feel towards the characters? Is it a certain subject...
The Book Thief, in a possible oversimplification, amounts to Holocaust fiction narrated by Death. We follow him as he, in between doing his job, watches the activities of a young book-lover (little wonder now why it's so well-loved) called Liesel Meminger and her foster family whose home shelters a ...
Wow. I don't even know what to think or how to rate this yet. I can see why this book is so well liked (O HAI EMOTIONAL MANIPULATION~) but to be honest, it did nothing for me. Half the time I was bored out of my skull and forcing myself to finish it so I could move on to something else. Some of th...
BR with Alex! :)