The Book Thief

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Publisher's Synopsis

'Life affirming, triumphant and tragic . . . masterfully told. . . but also a wonderful page-turner' Guardian
'Brilliant and hugely ambitious' New York Times
'Extraordinary' Telegraph
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HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE

1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier.
Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall.

SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH
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Book information

ISBN: 9781784162122
Publisher: Transworld
Imprint: Black Swan
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 3030
Number of pages: 537
Weight: 382g
Height: 193mm
Width: 122mm
Spine width: 37mm