Jess and Kendyl have a hard time talking over their emotions in this episode on Markus Zusak’s The Book Thief, but eventually, they get through the haze and discuss all the lovable characters, intense moments and non-canon predictions.
EDIT: Our episode on Brian Percival’s film The Book Thief is now available to listen to!
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For similar adaptations, check out our episodes on Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Cloud Atlas, and Anna Karenina.
Music: The War Was in Color by Carbon Leaf
-Nov 8 (US), Oct 30 (UK)
-Based on the Marvel comics
The Book Thief
-by Markus Zusak
-published in 2005
-characters: Max, Rudy, Liesel, the Hubermanns (Hans and Rosa), Death, the Mayor’s wife (Ilsa Hermann), Tommy Muller
-format: chapter titles, bolded sections
-themes/issues: war (WWII), death, books/words, dreams, guilt
The Book Thief (2013)
-Written by: Michael Petroni
-Directed by: Brian Percival
-Starring: Sophie Nelisse, Geoffrey Rush, and Emily Watson