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What point of view is The Book Thief?

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What point of view is The Book Thief?

The Book Thief:

Markus Zusak's The Book Thief is set in Germany during World War II. The main character, Liesel Meminger, is adopted by the Hubermanns and quickly grows to love her new mother and father. She likes to read, but her family cannot afford new books. To solve this problem, she steals books from her rich neighbor and from a Nazi book burning. When a friend of the family is forced into hiding, the Hubermanns agree to shelter him in their basement.

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The Book Thief is told using multiple points of view. Some of the book is narrated by Death in the first person omniscient point of view. As an...

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