The Book Thief

By Markus Zusak

This courageous and ambitious novel tells the story of Nazi Germany in a wholly original form. Death himself narrates this book, in a surprisingly elegant and philosophical manner.
~ Her Majesty, The Queen Consort
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Publish Date: 2006

A novel described as ‘unsettling, life-affirming, triumphant and tragic’, The Book Thief is set in Nazi Germany and tells the story of nine-year-old Liesel and her love for books, books which she steals wherever she can find them. But when her family hides a Jew in their basement, things will never be the same again.

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