In Nazi Germany, a young girl whose parents have been whisked away to a concentration camp steals a book. Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief is her story, the story of how Death, the Hooded One, visits her.
Summary of the Book
During the Holocaust, the Angel of the Night, Death, also known as the Hooded One, is a very busy being. He is constantly having to whisk away Jews killed by the Nazis at their concentration camps. He encounters a young girl named Liesel, whose parents have been taken to one of the camps. Liesel lives with her foster parents, and her experiences during the war bring subtle changes in her. Death watches as Liesel steals a book, and he begins to follow her as she tries to find more to read in an attempt to escape the gloomy world she is a part of.
About Markus Zusak
Markus Zusak is an Australian writer known for The Messenger and When Dogs Cry.
The Book Thief won the Ena Noel Award, the Kathleen Mitchell Award and the German Youth Literature Prize.
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