Reflection Of The Book Thief

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The Book Thief is a novel told by Death, who tells us the story of Liesel Meminger. It's January 1939, and Liesel, who is around ten-years of age, is ona train with her mom and her brother Werner. Liesel and Werner are being being sent Molching, only outside of Munich, Germany, to live with foster parents Hans and Rosa Hubermann. Werner dies in the train. Before Liesel lands in Molching, she attends her brother's funeral. There she takes The Grave Digger's Handbook from the cemetery after it falls from a grave digger apprentice. The thing is, Liesel can't read.

Liesel is denies to enter the Hubermann house on Himmel Street, however is convinced by her foster father, that she seems to like. She's not certain about Rosa, however. Liesel starts
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Hans feels forced to offer one of the Jewish slaves a bit of bread and faces the consequences of being whipped by the Nazi member delivering the Jews. Hans is also urgently worried that the Nazis will serach his home and discover Max, so he sends Max away that very night. Liesel and Rosa are surprised by Max's sudden leave. Hans home is never checked after this, and this relieves teh Hubermann family.

One day, Liesel sees the Gestapo (Nazi mystery police) on Himmel Street, and Hans supposes they are aiming to get him. Actually, they are looking for Rudy, who has shown himself to be an excellent athlete and student. The Gestapo wants to take Rudy to an soldier preparing school. His parents deny this obligation for Rudy and are basically making an unkown exchange. Rudy stays , however his dad, Alex Steiner, is sent to the military. Around this time, Hans is also recruited, as discipline for helping Jews.

With Hans and Max gone, Liesel tries hard to go on. She reads to the neighbours of Himmel Street in the Fiedler basement during the air raids, and steals with Rudy. One night, Rosa gives her the book Max left for her, a book made of painted-over pages of Adolph Hitler's book Mein Kampf; it is called The Word
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He's walking through Molching to Dachau. She walks with him in the parade, even though she is being pulled away by th eNazis.. Liesel discovers that he was caught around around five months after he left teh Hubermann residence. The Nazis don't like Liesel's brave show, and both Liesel and Max are whipped. Rudy prevents Liesel from following Max any further and probably saves her life.

After a short period of time, Liesel chooses to write her own book. Ilsa gives her a clear little black book, and Liesel starts writing the story of her life, called The Book Thief. She writes in the basement during the night, and she's doing this when Himmel Street is being bombed. Everyone she loves dies while they rest. In shock over their deaths, Liesel drops her book, yet its picked up by Death. Since Liesel has no one left, the police hold her, not certain what to do with her. Before long Ilsa Hermann arrives and takes her in. Soon Alex Steiner returns , and Liesel spends time with him.

As the novel ends, we first discover that Liesel has passed away at an old age. We also find out that she has a spouse, kids, and grandkids. We also find out that Max survived the imprisonment of Dachau, and he and Liesel reunite towards the end of World War Two. We don't know what happens to Max after that. The novel finishes with Death giving Liesel back her book, The Book Thief, as he's taking away her
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