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Leila’s review of The Book Thief
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Jul 03, 2011 02:33PM
'at the end of the book realized that I had not even given any of the characters faces. '.
Lol. I gave L- what the hell is her name? Black hair. That's about it
Jul 29, 2011 03:10AM
"Sent to live with a foster family because her mother cannot keep her (for reasons not completely described)."
Her mother was Jewish. It is said in the book. :)
Oct 03, 2011 11:06PM
No, her parents were accused of being communists.
Feb 23, 2013 01:26PM
The relationships weren't forced at all, they were incredibly natural and realistic. The whole book was realistic. I mean, what do you expect? Liesel and Rudy to fall in love, and when he dies (sorry spoiler) for Liesel to kill herself? In reality, relationships aren't formed by dramas and sagas. There formed by common interests, and thats how Liesel makes relationships.
Jul 01, 2013 07:59AM
The mayor's son died in a war, presumably WWI. He was not a baby. The mayor's wife says he froze to death, and Death says that he died tangled in barbed wire-and likely frozen to death. (I know this is an old review, but I just finished the boom. And it's hard to take seriously a review in which the reader missed some relevant points in the story.)
Aug 30, 2013 07:03PM
As stated earlier, her mother wasn't Jewish. If she were, according to custom, that would make Leisel and her brother Jewish and they'd be in hiding too.
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