Title of Novel - Title of Novel The Book Thief Death introduces himself as the narrator of the book He narrates the story of Liesel Meminger The

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Title of Novel: The Book Thief Death introduces himself as the narrator of the book. He narrates the story of Liesel Meminger. The story starts with Liesel, her brother, Werner, and her mother riding on a train. Werner dies while on the train and Liesel and her mother disembark to bury him. At the funeral, Liesel steals a book, "The Grave Digger's Handbook” that falls off from a grave diggers coat. However, she cannot read. They are on their way to Molching where Liesel moves in with her foster parents, Hans and Rosa Hubermann. Liesel is reluctant to live with the Hubermann's but Hans is able to lure her. She develops an immediate liking for her foster father. She begins school but encounters difficulty because she does not know how to read. She also meets Rudy Steiner who becomes her best friend. Hans finds "The Grave Digger's Handbook hidden in Liesel's mattress and realises that she does not know how to read. He is inspired to teach her how to read. When Liesel learns to write, she begins writing letters to her mother. However, her letters go without any response

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