Book Review: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The narration style is what made this book so unique and interesting. The narrator is all-knowing and is actually a character in the story that talks to you, the reader. It’s old-fashioned to do that, but the author modernizes it by making the narrator Death. Set it WWII, it’s a thought-provoking story on the power of words and friendship. Despite the serious subject, it still manages to be funny sometimes. Loved it!

Content Rating: Medium, for swearing in German and English.  Some war violence (not graphic).

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About Jessica

I love to read YA fantasy fiction and classic literature. I also like to write and what better to write about than my life? Because looking back makes me realize how funny my life was. Painful at the time, but hilariously funny now. I'm also a stay at home my with two young boys. My house is not as clean as it could be, but I don't really care. Books are an escape for a reason. View all posts by Jessica

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