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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief

Patricia Burroughs, January 30, 2013

I don't recall reading anything before about what it was like to be a typical German child during the Third Reich, or what a town's life would have been like under that regime. When I first realized that Zusak was writing from Death's point of view I held back. It's difficult for me to imagine any Death but Terry Pratchett's.

But I was wrong.

Lyrical and intense, beautiful and horrifying, The Book Thief was the best book I read in 2012.
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