*The Book Thief

by Markus Zusak | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0375831002 Global Overview for this book
Registered by bluecat07 of Karben, Hessen Germany on 11/7/2007
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2 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by bluecat07 from Karben, Hessen Germany on Wednesday, November 7, 2007
1939, Nazi Germany - The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. Some important information - This novel is narrated by death. It's a small story about: a girl, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. Another thing you should know - death will visit the book thief three times.

Journal Entry 2 by bluecat07 from Karben, Hessen Germany on Tuesday, January 8, 2008
I absolutely loved this book!! Although the beginning was a bit slow and it is such a large book - and I am a slow reader;-) - once Max appeared I was hooked and wanted to know how the relationships develop and how the war will effect the family and I hoped for their survival, of course.

After reading this for a month I am finally done and this book will travel to candy-is-dandy, who won it it the Historical Fiction swap (11/07) at bookobsessed.com. Enjoy!

11.1.08; Now on its way to the UK...

Journal Entry 3 by candy-is-dandy from Great Bardfield, Essex United Kingdom on Thursday, January 17, 2008
Thanks very much bluecat. Hardback books are so exciting to receive. They make me feel warm and snuggly. This is in such good condition I will be scared to read it.

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