The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief

Markus Zusak

584 pages first pub 2005 (editions)

fiction historical young adult dark emotional sad medium-paced

Description

When Nine-Year-Old Liesel Arrives Outside The Boxlike House Of Her New Foster Parents At 33 Himmel Street, She Refuses To Get Out Of The Car. Liesel Has Been Separated From Her Parents - 'Kommunists' - For Ever, And At The Burial Of Her Little Bro...

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Moods

emotional 90%
sad 82%
dark 61%
reflective 46%
tense 26%
challenging 24%
inspiring 23%
hopeful 21%
adventurous 15%
informative 13%
funny 9%
mysterious 5%
lighthearted 2%

Pace

medium 65%
slow 24%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 41% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 35% | Yes: 34% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 43% | Yes: 27% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.47

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