What is The Book Thief book about?

The Book Thief is a novel set over the World War II period. It tells the story of a young orphan, named Liesel. She arrives to her new home with her foster parents, Hans Hubermann and Rosa Hubermann. As she lives there, her love for books begins to grow.

Is The Book Thief a real story?

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak is a historical fiction novel, which means that it is a fictional story that is set and told through historically accurate time period and events.

What is the main point of The Book Thief?

What is the main theme of The Book Thief? The Book Thief has many themes and they include love and kindness as expressed by Liesel and her foster family
literacy and power, as seen when Liesel learns to read and explore the world of words, cruelty and suffering as experienced by the Jews in the hands of the Nazis.

Is The Book Thief hard to read?

It definitely is not a quick read
I read fast, yet it took me a couple reads to get through it. If you are looking for a deep read, however, this is the selection for you. The author’s style is phenomenal, and everything about the story is so powerful. I cried multiple times, and I am not a big crier.