The Book Thief
The New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller
'A novel of breathtaking scope' Guardian
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
This new edition features exclusive first chapter from Markus Zusak's brand new literary novel BRIDGE OF CLAY, out in autumn 2018.
Markus Zusak is the author of five books, including The Messenger.