The Book Thief

The Book Thief

Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors....

Title:The Book Thief
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780375831003
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About Markus Zusak

Markus Zusak is the author of five books, including the international bestseller,


    The Book Thief Reviews

  • Sophia.

    THE BOOK THIEF: A Summary. Liesel: Hi, I'm Liesel. I have no personality, but I'm a cute little girl. Death: Her name is not Liesel. Her name is THE BOOK THIEF and I shall name her that for the rest o...

  • Shannon (Giraffe Days)

    This is a book to treasure, a new classic. I absolutely loved it.Set in Germany in the years 1939-1943, The Book Thief tells the story of Liesel, narrated by Death who has in his possession the book s...

  • La Petite Américaine

    UPDATE: AUG 26, 2016: This review has been here 8 years, has 18 pages of 854 comments and 764 likes. There's no outrage for you to add in the comments section that hasn't already been addressed.If you...

  • Colleen

    I put off reading this book for the library book club. Here are my three reasons for doing so:1) It's a Young Adult Book. I am an Adult. It can't be that good if it's written for young people.2) It's ...

  • Tamara

    I give this 5 stars, BUT there is a disclaimer: If you want a fast read, this book is not for you. If you only like happy endings this book is not for you. If you don't like experimental fiction, this...

  • Jesse (JesseTheReader)

    Video review can be found here: https://youtu.be/rzEHcw769xgIt's going to take awhile for this book to fully sink in, but overall this was a masterpiece. ...

  • Em

    I feel like I was just given a history lesson but in the most emotionally damaging way possible...

  • Maja (The Nocturnal Library)

    “When death captures me,” the boy vowed, “he will feel my fist on his face.”Personally, I quite like that. Such stupid gallantry.Yes.I like that a lot.A few days ago, when I was starting The B...

  • Emily May

    I hate it when this happens, I truly do. It makes me feel wrong inside when everyone else loves a book that I find to be underwhelming... I mean, what's wrong with me?? Did I not get it?? Obviously it...

  • Zoë

    Read during my holiday 24-hour readathon, #readathonbyzoe! Watch the vlog here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcLPp... ...