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The Book Thief

By Markus Zusak.

Before I get too deeply into this review I must reveal a book I previously read that I hope does not unfairly influence this appraisal. 457 more words

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Lock 'Em Up! The Books, That Is.

I’ll share this just because it includes some weird creative writing.  By the way, shouldn’t we be asking why valuable antiquarian books weren’t in a locked cabinet?   25 more words

“The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

Finished the book in tears.

It’s a small story, about: a girl, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. 655 more words

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What is Liesel's trilogy of happiness? * The book thief question

Liesel would wake up in the basement hearing the accordion in her ears or taste the “sweet burn of champagne on her tongue.” Sometimes she would feel the rough texture on the walls and think of her papa’s hands. 365 more words

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The scenes from "The book thief" that made me cry

As I think I have mentioned the other day, I am in the process of reading the beautiful “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak. It’s a unique kind of book, set in Nazi Germany and there are a lot of scenes filled with meaning that just made me cry like a baby. 1,770 more words

Book Reviews

The book thief - the story of the second world war from the eyes of a German girl

Duden Dictionary Meaning #1

Zufriedenheit – happiness: coming from happy – enjoying pleasure and contentment. Related words: joy, gladness, fortunate, prosperous.

I am slowly falling in love with this book.

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What draws me to novels and TV shows/movies about the world at war - Review of Wolf by Wolf and The Book Thief 

I’m nearly always late to the party (but only figuratively, I generally make sure I get to class or any event with 10 minutes to spare or exactly on time). 1,014 more words

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