‘Life affirming, triumphant and tragic . . . masterfully told. . . but also a wonderful page-turner’ Guardian
‘Brilliant and hugely ambitious’ New York Times
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
Over 16 million copies sold worldwide.
Now a major motion picture.