Is The Book Thief a good book?

Is The Book Thief a good book?

“The Book Thief” was published for adults in Zusak’s native Australia, and I strongly suspect it was written for adults. Adults will probably like it (this one did), but it’s a great young-adult novel. Many teenagers will find the story too slow to get going, which is a fair criticism.

Is The Book Thief well written?

This book was well written and enjoyable to read. It took the perspective of two significant characters, Liesel and Death, which offers a standpoint that the reader could decipher themselves.

Is The Book Thief good for kids?

The Book Thief is a drama based on the Markus Zusak novel about a young girl growing up in Nazi Germany. It is a very well-acted and moving story. Because of its violence and disturbing scenes and themes, The Book Thief is more suited to older children, teenagers and adults.

Why did Liesel steal books?

Stealing the book is a way for her get revenge on her new sworn enemy, Adolf Hitler. Sure she wants a book to read, but she also wants to take back some of what Hitler is destroying. If Ilsa Hermann, the mayor’s wife, hadn’t seen Liesel steal the book from the fire, she might never have invited Liesel into her library.

Is the book it appropriate for 10 year old?

Danijela No. It is full of ugly scenes, fillthy words and violence. Eric White I would also have to say NO. There’s a lot of violence and gore, plus a few creepy sexual insinuations regarding children during the hitchhiking portions of the story.

What age is 1984 for?

It contains complicated social themes, violence, and sex. When covered as part of a school curriculum, I mostly see 1984 assigned to juniors or seniors (17-18 years of age). That said, the longer answer to this question is yes, older children can handle 1984, particularly if you’re reading it along with them.

Was “the Book Thief” based on a true story?

The Book Thief was based on the Holocaust, a war based on religion. All events, people and places were either exact replicas of the Holocaust and parts of it, or similar to such things that happened. The Holocaust is the main factor in the story of the book, and many things that changed the story were based on true happenings.

What is the book thief really about?

The Book Thief is a novel by Australian author Markus Zusak .[1] Set in Nazi Germany, it describes a young girl’s relationship with her foster parents, the other residents of their neighborhood.

What is a short summary of the Book Thief?

The Book Thief Summary. Narrated by Death, The Book Thief is the story of Liesel Meminger, a nine-year-old German girl who given up by her mother to live with Hans and Rosa Hubermann in the small town of Molching in 1939, shortly before World War II. On their way to Molching, Liesel’s younger brother Werner dies, and she is traumatized,…

Is the Book Thief a classic?

The Book Thief is one of my favourite novels, and because of the universality and importance of its themes along with the resonance of its narrative framework, it will become (if its not already) a modern classic. I think it should be required reading in schools.