Some strong quotes from “The Book Thief”

I absolutely loved “The Book Thief” – a story about the Second World War, about the killing of Jews and concentration camps, about death and fatherhood and a little girl. I re-read my favourite passage from the book – the day before the Jews marched towards the death camp – the last day of peaceContinue reading “Some strong quotes from “The Book Thief””

“The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak

Finished the book in tears. It’s a small story, about: a girl, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. Death is recalling the story and Death will be the one to visit Liesel three times.  During the second World War,  Death has never been busier. People dyingContinue reading ““The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak”

What is Liesel’s trilogy of happiness? * The book thief question

Liesel would wake up in the basement hearing the accordion in her ears or taste the “sweet burn of champagne on her tongue.” Sometimes she would feel the rough texture on the walls and think of her papa’s hands. She also thinks of laughter and fresh jam on bread. Liesel and her papa had aContinue reading “What is Liesel’s trilogy of happiness? * The book thief question”

The scenes from “The book thief” that made me cry

As I think I have mentioned the other day, I am in the process of reading the beautiful “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak. It’s a unique kind of book, set in Nazi Germany and there are a lot of scenes filled with meaning that just made me cry like a baby. But Rudy SteinerContinue reading “The scenes from “The book thief” that made me cry”

The book thief – the story of the second world war from the eyes of a German girl

Duden Dictionary Meaning #1 Zufriedenheit – happiness: coming from happy – enjoying pleasure and contentment. Related words: joy, gladness, fortunate, prosperous. I am slowly falling in love with this book. I have it in paperback format but I could never bring myself to open it. I have seen the movie a few years back andContinue reading “The book thief – the story of the second world war from the eyes of a German girl”