This book was memorably adapted into a successful 2013 movie starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson. The Book Thief' published by The Bodley Head in London in 2007, 1st UK edition (originally published in Australia by Picador in 2005), large modern hardback, [viii] + 584 pages. Flat hand signed and doodled by the author in black pen at the title page. This is the'Children's Edition' dustjacket variant. In very good+ to near fine condition, squarely and tightly bound, seems to be a barely read example as very tidy internally, some storage wear at junction of foot of the spine and lower rear gutter, small bump to rear upper corner, some curve to both boards, light tan to text block edges, dustjacket is in fine condition and is in a removable protective plastic sleeve.This comes with an exclusive double-sided promotional bookmark. In Nazi Germany, the country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier - and will become busier still. By her brother's graveside, Liesel's life is changed forever when she picks up a single object, abandoned in the snow. And this is her first act of book thievery.
So begins Liesel's love affair with books and words, and soon she is stealing from Nazi book-burnings, the mayor's wife's library. Wherever there are books to be found. But these are dangerous times, and when Liesel's foster family hides a Jew in their basement, nothing will ever be the same again.In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. Multiple items - Please review my other listings to see if there are any other items which are of interest to you. I will be regularly listing items for sale, please save me as one of your favourite sellers for the future, thanks. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "markr9884" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.