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Pageturners to discuss The Book Thief

Have you read The Book Thief?

Have you read The Book Thief?

By her brother’s graveside, Liesel’s life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Gravedigger’s Handbook, left there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. So begins a love affair with books and words, as Liesel, with the help of her accordion-playing foster father, learns to read. Soon she is stealing books from Nazi book-burnings, the mayor’s wife’s library, wherever there are books to be found. But these are dangerous times. When Liesel’s foster family hides a Jewish fist-fighter in their basement, Liesel’s world is both opened up, and closed down. The Book Thief is also a successful Hollywood movie. It was first published in 2005 and we are still talking about ! Come along to Pageturners book discussion group on Wednesday 12 March at 5.30pm at Orange City Library  for a lively discussion about this amazing book. What did you think of it or the movie? (that counts too!)….See you there.

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