Saturday, September 3, 2011

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Magnificent ! haven't read anything excited me so much like this one for so long! When i read good books it's like they can be tasted , go directly to my mind and settle there . I'm haunted by the 'book thief' :) .

Reminded me of "The Diary of A young girl " a bit , but much better . At the beginning it says " It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery..." True, it might be a small story but it tells great deal of things . Here you can see how strong words can be , how people crave for love and happiness even if outside world's turning into unbearable .

What i liked most was Liesel's (main character, a girl , also book thief) passion for reading , it even makes her steal books from Mayor's library . Also how writer demonstrated his disapproving opinion about Hitler , Nazi Germany ,army and War .it's written like narrator of the story is 'Death "


there're more than 20 highlighted parts :
- The only thing worse than a boy who hates you , A boy who loves you .
- 'With a smile like this' Hans said ' You don't need eyes '
- A painted book
  A handful of pencils
  A mindful of thoughts, like a simple puzzle ,he put them together .
- " They say that war is death's best friend , but i must offer you a different point of view on that one . To me , war is like the new boss who expects the impossible . He stands over your shoulder repeating one thing 'Get it done , Get it done ' . So you work harder . You get the job done . The boss , however, does not thank you . He asks for more "






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3 comments:

  1. The value of words: Liesel learns that words cause destruction and the peace in this world. When Liesel's foster mother gives her Max's second book (the Word Shaker) this theme is greatly noticed. гэсэн байна. Энэ хэсэг дээр нь яг юу хэлсийн?

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  2. Зохиол эхлэхэд уншиж ч сураагүй байсан охин (Liesel) аажим аажмаар үгийн хүчийг мэдрэнэ .Гитлерийн өөрийн нөлөөтэй үгсээр их сүйрлийн эхлэлийг тавьсан бол , Максын өөрөө зурж бичиж охинд бэлэглэсэн The Word Shaker ном ямар үнэтэй бэлэг болж байгаагаараа бас л үг хэрхэн нөлөөлж болохыг харуулдаг . Энэ Макс гэдэг нь охины гэрийн доод хонгилд нуугддаг еврей залуу байгаан

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  3. Баярлалаа. Зав гаргаж байгаад нэг олж уншинаа.

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