I a million percent agree with all of this.
It’s took me so long to get around to reading this book that it’s probably been read and read again by now. And then I found out the film was due to be released so I had to frantically read it (because we all hate going to see the film when we haven’t read the book yet, right?) Not that I needed any encouragement; The Book Thief is such a wonderfully crafted novel blazing with passion and humanity that I read it within a week, savouring every word and trying to understand the sheer power of its words.
If you don’t like happy endings, if you don’t want your heart to be broken then this isn’t for you.
But if you love to read, if you devour books like they’re chocolate, if you care about the characters you read about then pick up this book.
Anyone who is going to…
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