The Book Thief
Truly unique. I mean, how often do you get to read a book narrated by Death himself…? It’s 1939. In Nazi Germany, Death’s getting busy. And while he takes lives, Liesel steals books. When Death starts getting too close, can a story help Liesel survive? The shadow of the Holocaust is looming when Liesel finds the book that changes her life. Abandoned in the snow: The Gravedigger’s Handbook. The start of her love affair with books. You’ve heard of a kleptomaniac? She’s a booktomaniac. Soon she’s stealing books wherever she can find them. When Liesel’s foster family hide a Jew in their basement, can her love of stories keep them all alive…?
- An extraordinary modern classic and no. 1 bestseller
- This 10th anniversary edition includes bonus new content
- A superbly crafted tale of hope that burns with intensity
- Now a film starring Sophie Nélisse and Geoffrey Rush
“Extraordinary, resonant and relevant, beautiful and angry.” Telegraph
“Raw, deeply moving, immeasurably sad, this is a must-read.” Carousel