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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
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Aug 14, 12

bookshelves: literary-fiction, jewish-or-israeli, favorites
Read from August 12 to 14, 2012

This is a remarkable and memorable book. With Death (the collector of souls) as the narrator, it is the story of Liesel Meminger and her journey from ages 9 to 15 during the time of Nazi Germany. The writing is lyrical and powerful, and the book is emotionally searing and unforgettable. It explores deep and important themes. This book provides a total reading experience. This is one of the best books I have ever read during a lifetime of reading (I am 58 years old).
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great review!

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