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Markus Zusak

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Markus Zusak is the author of five books, including the international bestseller, The Book Thief , which spent more than a decade on the New York Times bestseller list, and is translated into more than forty languages – establishing Zusak as one of the most successful authors to come out of Australia.

To date, Zusak has held the number one position at Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, the New York Times bestseller list, as well as in countries across South America, Europe and Asia.

His books, The Underdog, Fighting Ruben Wolfe, When Dogs Cry (also titled Getting the Girl ), The Messenger (or I am the Messenger ) and The Book Thief have been awarded numerous honours ranging from literary prizes to readers choice awards to prizes
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Average rating: 4.34 · 1,973,450 ratings · 132,660 reviews · 18 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Book Thief

4.37 avg rating — 1,795,899 ratings — published 2005 — 333 editions
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I Am the Messenger

4.06 avg rating — 132,819 ratings — published 2002 — 92 editions
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Bridge of Clay

3.80 avg rating — 26,809 ratings — published 2018 — 76 editions
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Getting the Girl (Wolfe Bro...

3.70 avg rating — 6,132 ratings — published 2001 — 40 editions
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Fighting Ruben Wolfe (Wolfe...

3.84 avg rating — 4,039 ratings — published 2000 — 29 editions
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Underdog (Wolfe Brothers, #1)

3.37 avg rating — 3,765 ratings — published 1999 — 25 editions
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3.90 avg rating — 1,392 ratings — published 2011 — 12 editions
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The Book Thief / I Am the M...

4.42 avg rating — 521 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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XXL-Leseprobe: Nichts wenig...

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“Sometimes people are beautiful.
Not in looks.
Not in what they say.
Just in what they are.”
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