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Mimi i just felt like the last two chapters were a bit rushed so i really just couldn't process muh info, espicially that part about her moving and getting children (wtf? when!) i personally think its max, but idk...


message 2: by shelsel.lh (last edited Aug 28, 2015 07:27AM) (new) - rated it 5 stars

shelsel.lh NO MAX. ZUSAK ANSWER A QUESTION ABOUT WHO LIESEL MARRY. HE SAID THAT MAX AND LIESEL WERE LIKE BROTHER AND SISTER.

so she did not marry max


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Kal It's not specifically stated, but it's very obvious that they have that kind of relationship. The fact that Zusak has said that specifically just confirms the way I read the text.


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Kal But to answer the original question, I think it was just supposed to be some unknown person; you just have to imagine someone worthy of her :)


Nickols Max and leissel did not get maries he was like 500 years older than her and they were like brothers. I hate putting hopes down but i personally think she dies after.


Abby I think Leissel and Max's relationship was more that of a brother/sister. Also, I think she looked up to Max too much to marry him. He was more of a person she could learn from in the book than any sort of romantic interest.


shelsel.lh sʜᴀᴅ ♕ ʏᴏᴜ'ʀᴇ ᴍʏ ᴋɪɴɢ ᴀɴᴅ ɪ'ᴍ ʏᴏᴜʀ ʟɪᴏɴʜᴇᴀʀᴛ wrote: "Jessica wrote: "sʜᴀᴅ ♕ ʏᴏᴜ'ʀᴇ ᴍʏ ᴋɪɴɢ ᴀɴᴅ ɪ'ᴍ ʏᴏᴜʀ ʟɪᴏɴʜᴇᴀʀᴛ wrote: "srhelsel609 wrote: "NO MAX. ZUSAK ANSWER A QUESTION ABOUT WHO LIESEL MARRY. HE SAID THAT MAX AND LIESEL WERE LIKE BROTHER AND SI..."

It is still their work. they own it. they can add/tell more of the story after they published the book.


Jadent Willem Okay. This has been driving me crazy for a while. Here's a text from the book:
"In her final visions, she saw her three children, her grandchildren, her husband, and the long list of lives that merged with hers. Among them, lit like lanterns, were Hans and Rosa Hubermann, her brother, and the boy whose hair remained the color of lemons forever."
Didn't anyone else notice? Every character who made an impact in her life were mentioned. But where was Max? They formed a bond so strong that Max should have been mentioned in that text. He should have been included in that line!
Unless, of course, he was. My own theory is that Max is Liesel's husband.


T.D. Edwards Jade Vincent wrote: "Okay. This has been driving me crazy for a while. Here's a text from the book:
"In her final visions, she saw her three children, her grandchildren, her husband, and the long list of lives that mer..."


I thought the same thing when I read the book. Max not being alluded to with the others was unusual, so I wondered if he was her husband.
I actually saw the movie first before reading the book and sort of wondered if she and Max had stayed together after he returned. After going so long without seeing each other, I imagined that there was no way they'd ever separate again, which made me wonder if they had just wound up married in the end after all. I even read the book thinking that it would shed more light on this.

However, I do like Zusak's theory that she and Max needed to both "start over" so to speak. There is something refreshing to the idea that they both found love later on that helped them move forward from such a traumatic past.

It definitely seems like Zusak's wrote the intentionally vague so that those who like the idea of Lielel and Max together would be satisfied, and those who envisioned differently could be satisfied as well.


Addie It would be nice to think she married max but he is 15+ years older than her. She probably married a younger man. But what does it really matter anyway.


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