The Book Thief Book Report

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The Book Thief
A book report about The Book Thief, an amazing story by Markus Zusak.
It was published by Transworld Publishers in 2005 and has won multiple awards and was also featured on New York Times best seller list.. The book contains a total of 554 pages and it’s a fictional and historical novel about the Holocaust and WW2 and we get to follow the story of Liesel Meminger.

The book is about a young girl named Liesel Meminger and the entire story is narrated by Death himself. Liesel suddenly couldn’t live with her mother anymore and she gets placed in a foster home in the fictional town of Molching, Germany. In the beginning of the book she is 9 years old and as the book goes on so does her new life. She lives together with Hans and Rosa
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The most important characters in the book are Liesel, the protagonist of the story. Her new foster parents, mr and miss Hubermann are at first not very fond of the girl but with time they start to grow as a family together and at the end of the book the relationship between the three of them is really close. The main theme of the book is destruction, war, death, but it also contains the themes peace and…show more content…
The Nazi soldiers weren’t to happy about her behaviour and Liesel and Max both end up getting whipped. To her it didn’t matter because she finally got to meet Max again. Soon Liesel starts writing her own book about about the story of her life and she decides to name it The Book Thief. One day as Liesel was down in her basement writing suddenly the entire Himmel Street got bombed. Everybody in Liesel's life dies while they were sleeping. The event leads to Liesel dropping The Book Thief and Death ends up picking it up. Liesel had managed to escape

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