The book thief
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'Life affirming, triumphant and tragic . . . masterfully told. . . but also a wonderful page-turner' Guardian'Brilliant and hugely ambitious' New York Times'Extraordinary' Telegraph___HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE1939.
Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street.
Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp.
Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH___What readers are saying about The Book Thief:***** 'I loved every page of this book.
So many great quotes, observations on humanity and images...I just didn't want it to end. ***** 'I loved this book. It is not only one of the best I've read this year, it is one of the best I've ever read.' ***** 'This is the sort of book the restores your faith in humanity and leaves you feeling uplifted, even when it makes you shed a tear.