Welcome to Fiction Friday!
This week, we’re talking about ‘The Book Thief’ by Markus Zusak.
This book is in the genre of historical fiction, telling a story set in the time of the second world war, focusing on the effects of one particular young girl, living in Munich, Germany.
With an incredibly unique kind of narrator, this book gives it’s reader a new and innovative look into life in Germany during Hitler’s reign. Handling it’s sensitive subject matter with class and tact, the story is an emotionally captivating one, with plenty of education along the way.
This story is one more than worth the read, for all, but will be particularly enjoyed by lovers of historical fiction, or those who enjoyed books such as ‘Goodnight Mister Tom’, or ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’.
If you’ve read ‘The Book Thief’, plan to read it, or if perhaps this blogpost has inspired you to give it a shot, do be sure to let me know of your thoughts in the comments!