Brief Summary Of Liesel's 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…show more content…
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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