- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
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- 10th Anniversary Edition with new chapter
- Black Swan
- 198 x 130 x 39 mm
- 410 g
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The Book Thief
Includes a chapter from his new book BRIDGE OF CLAY
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Zusak's novel is a highwire act of inventiveness and emotional suppleness * The Australian * Both gripping and touching, a work that kept me up late into the night feverishly reading the last 300 pages * Cleveland Plain-Dealer * 'Elegant, philosophical and moving. A work to read slowly and savour. Beautiful and important * Kirkus Reviews * One of the most highly anticipated young-adult books in years * The Wall Street Journal * Zusak's playfulness with language leavens the horror and makes the theme more resonant - words can save your life ...It's a measure of how sucessfully Zusak has humanized these characters that even though we know they are doomed, it's no less devastating when Death finally reaches them * Publishers Weekly * Zusak makes his ostensibly gloomy subject bearable in the same way Kurt Vonnegut did in Slaughterhouse 5, with grim, darkly consoling humour * Time * Deserves a place on the shelf with The Diary of Anne Frank - set to become a classic * USA Today * A major achievement * People * Absorbing and searing * Washington Post * His faith in the transformative power of storytelling bestows this gentle but worthwhile novel with its own narrative strength and power. -- Claire Allfree * Metro * Quirky, engaging and beautifully written * Woman and Home * A tonic much needed amid the ominous menace of an era of such calamity. -- Alexandra Hamlyn * FT magazine * ...a fantastic book...it packs a huge emotional punch. -- Angela Lockton, The Golden Treasury, London * The Bookseller * A magical tale. * Elle * ...breathtakingly good. -- Becky Stradwick, Buyer, Borders * The Bookseller * Brilliant and hugely ambitious ... the kind of book that could be life-changing * New York Times Book Review * This is a weighty novel worthy of universal acclaim. A sense of dread prevades this beautifully written novel. As The Book Thief draws to a close, Death says: "There's a multitude of stories that i allow to distract me as I work." The story of the Book Thief, who tried to change the world in her own small way, proves one formidable and inspiring distraction. -- Lianne Kolirin * The Daily Express * A moving work which will make many eyes brim. -- Marianne Brace * Independent on Sunday * ...a beautifully balanced piece of storytelling...Unsettling, thought-provoking, life affirming, triumphant and tragic, this is a novel of breathtaking scope, masterfully told. It is an important piece of work, but also a wonderful page-turner. * Guardian * Extraordinary, resonant and relevant, beautiful and angry. -- Lisa Hilton * Sunday Telegraph *
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MARKUS ZUSAK is the bestselling author of six novels, including THE BOOK THIEF. His books have been translated into more than forty languages, to both popular and critical acclaim. He lives in Sydney with his wife and two children. Find Markus on his blog www.zusakbooks.com Facebook /markuszusak Instagram @markuszusak .