Running Time 13hrs 56mins
The internationally bestselling story of a young girl in Nazi Germany who steals books, now a major
motion picture starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson.
HERE IS A SMALL FACT – YOU ARE GOING TO DIE
1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath.
Death has never been busier.
Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street.
Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp.
Liesel steals books.
This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall.
SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION – THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH
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.
‘Extraordinary, resonant and relevant, beautiful and angry.’ Sunday Telegraph
‘…a beautifully balanced piece of storytelling…Unsettling, thought-provoking, life affirming, triumphant and tragic, this is a novel of breath taking scope, masterfully told. It is an important piece of work, but also a wonderful page-turner.’ Guardian
‘A moving work which will make many eyes brim.’ Independent on Sunday