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|Listening Length||13 hours and 56 minutes|
How can I listen to The Book Thief?
Stream The Book Thief by Markus Zusak by PRH Audio | Listen online for free on SoundCloud.
Is The Book Thief audiobook good?
It must be said that I initially started reading this in print form and while it’s still a beautiful tale, it really shined through audio. The narrator is fantastic and does an excellent Death.
Is The Book Thief suitable for 11 year olds?
This novel will take your breath away. It requires a certain level of maturity to enjoy, and I would only recommend it to an 11 year old with well above average reading skills. It truly is good for all ages because the underlying themes and precise wording and foreshadowing can keep any reader on edge.
How long is The Book Thief audiobook? – Related Questions
What is the age difference between Max and Liesel?
Max and Liesel? Obviously, there’s a big age difference here—ten or eleven years. Still, some readers find their relationship romantic. Some wonder if they get married after their reunion in 1945.
What gifts did Liesel give Max?
She hopes they will wake him. After the soccer ball, Liesel brings Max a feather, newspapers, a candy wrapper, a description of a cloud, toy soldier, and a leaf. The second to the last gift is reading to the end of The Whistler.
Did Liesel end up marrying Max?
Samantha McLaughlin In an interview, Markus Zusak stated that Liesel did not marry Max, although many readers still ‘believe’ she did. :) And my guess is that she ended up in Australia because of the person she married or maybe her writing career Hope this helps!
Why did Liesel give Max a button?
Liesel wanted Max to have something to wake up too. She felt that if she gives him something then maybe he would wake up.
What was Liesel’s birthday present for herself?
Her birthday comes. Rosa is still losing washing and ironing jobs and Hans is out of tobacco, so Liesel doesn’t expect to receive a birthday present. She doesn’t. She gives herself a present, though, by taking some of the washing money and mailing her letters in one group.
Why did Liesel’s mom abandon her?
She is fostered by the Hubermanns after her biological father “abandons” their family due to being a Communist, her brother dies, and her mother is forced to send her to a foster home to avoid Nazi persecution.
What happened to Liesel’s real mother?
Paula Meminger is Liesel’s mother, who gives her up into foster care. Her husband was taken away for being a communist and Paula awaits the same fate.
What color was Liesel’s hair?
Liesel has hair that Death calls “a close enough brand of German blond” and brown eyes, which are considered dangerous because, during the time of Nazi Germany, one did not want dark brown eyes.
Who is Liesel in love with?
Liesel begins to love Max when he gives her The Standover Man. Death is the most loving character in the novel.
Is Liesel a male or female?
Liesel is a girl’s name is related to the Hebrew names Elisa and Elizabeth and the German name Liesl.
Is Rudy in love with Liesel?
Rudy, “the boy who refuses to fear the opposite sex” (8.23), loves Liesel from the moment he meets her. His love grows and grows right up to the bitter end. We’re talking both friendly love and romantic love, in Rudy’s case. This is a boy who’s not afraid to ask for a kiss.
Who does Liesel marry?
In The Book Thief it is not said whom Liesel marries, only that she does and has a family. Shortly after the war has ended, she sees Max at the end of the story in an emotional, joyful reunion. Death then tells how he comes for Leisel when she is old and living in Sydney, Australia.
Why is Rudy afraid of Liesel’s kiss?
He knows that his heroism might actually win him a kiss from Liesel, something he frequently, fruitlessly requests. Death as narrator believes that realizing he might finally succeed makes Rudy hesitate getting out of the water. The kiss now feels far too important to him and he no longer wants a kiss as casual thanks.
Why did Liesel not kiss Rudy?
In this chapter, Liesel thinks about kissing Rudy instead of Rudy chasing after her. But his mind is on his father and how much he misses him. Liesel’s feelings for Rudy are changing, growing stronger, in her thoughts of kissing him. But Death has already said that she won’t, not while Rudy’s alive.
Why does Liesel refuse to bathe?
By refusing to wash, she preserves that moment in a nearly literal sense and display her unwillingness to get over the deaths of the people she cared about. Eventually, in an act that symbolizes her letting go of the past and moving on, she bathes in the river.
What did Liesel realize when she found Rudy’s body?
She finds Rudy’s body and discovers that he is dead.