Monday, December 9, 2013

The Book Thief Book/Movie Review

Rating: 5

(Part 2 will be covered in the comments section, and I will be adding info and pictures periodically.  The holidays are no match for me!)

Roughly in the middle of this novel, I find this book very well written.  I was captivated by the first few pages and quickly guessed that it was Death who was narrating.  This, in my opinion, was Zusak's very unique and brilliant way to grab his audience.  Death did not come across as evil, dark, or gloomy, but a personage who is merely there to help carry the souls away when their time on earth is done.  It observes people and events by colors.  As we know, color has a great impact on all of us from how we paint the walls of our home to the use of colors in film to enhance emotions. I will discuss more about Death later on.