Thursday, January 8, 2009

I finished it



I cried and cried. In the end, for book so completely about the death that Hitler caused, both Jew and other, I guess it is fitting that Death narrates and that his voice is so passive and tired and also accepting. How else would you expect Death to be?

I returned the book to my local branch of the Minneapolis Public Library to learn that there now will be overdue fines on Teen Fiction due to the merger with Hennepin County Library System. Luckily though I checked The Book Thief out in 2008 and I was grandfathered in to the old Minneapolis rules.

As Always (Moving on to People of the Book for Bookclub),
Tina