Although something inside told her that this was a crime — after all, her three books were the most precious items she owned — she was compelled to see the thing lit. Rudy was smart and athletic, but he had a rebellious streak which got him into trouble. That's a terrifying world to live in. Frau Heinrich Woman from the foster care agency who facilitates the transfer of Liesel to the Hubermanns. Erik's death comes at Max is very young. Viktor Chemmel After Arthur Berg, the second leader of a group of thieves. I listened to their last, gasping cries.
Ilsa Hermann is the mayor's wife. The world is an ugly stew, she thought. She should've been dead but she's not. Even as they walked to the next job, she could feel the warmth of pins and needles inside her. It becomes like a holiday for that town or city. Even though it's formally wrong to ridicule in front of rich people, Rosa still does it behind their backs. Ilsa Hermann The mayor's wife.
He had to be sure Liesel would keep the secret so the whole family and Max would be safe. He owed Erik to not forget him or what he had done for him. She removed the sheets closest to the wall until there was a small corridor to look through. Rudy is motivated throughout the novel by his love for Liesel; at one point he retrieves Liesel's book from the icy cold river and asks her for a kiss. It allowed her to enrich, her and those around her, lives forever. They navigated the branches and began to walk. This book is also the start of her life of crime as a book thief.
Even though Papa agrees completely with Liesel, that this life isn't fair, he knows the danger in talking about hating Hitler in pubc. She can only thank him for all that he has done to make her life filled with love and words. No one can play like you. He serves in the German Army in Russia and stops returning home for holidays because of his animosity towards his father. But after Max came and Hans left for the war, my view changed for her.
Frau Holtzapfel A neighbor of the Hubermanns who has feuded with Rosa for a long time, spitting on the Hubermanns' door on a daily basis. Hans Junior was a Nazi. In many ways, Liesel and Frau Hermann are able to save one another. This bond was unbroken by the book Max left for Liesel, after he had to leave the Hubermann household. She is the one who sees Liesel steal The Shoulder Shrug from the bonfire during Hitler's party in Molching.
She knows love and words can make her life filled with joy and satisfaction. He tasted dusty and sweet. We see at the beginning of Part Two the bon fire for Hitler's birthday. Her harshness perpetuates to be exemplified in her constant cussing which includes the German words saukerl and saumensch. Welcoming With Rosa's personality, comes attitude and aggressiveness.
Rosa sets a tone of harsh reality through her demeaning use of words and actions. Liesel just picked it up when she saw it sticking out of the snow. The guy on the right is posing before he throws his book in the fire. Death's musings bring up the notion of collective responsibility for Hitler's crimes, and Death wonders how culpable these people are for the ongoing Holocaust. Hubermann gives off a strong sense of being too strict, harsh, and vulgar. Shops, synagogues, Reichstags, houses, personal items, slain people, and of course, books.
There isn't a time when she is talking where she doesn't call someone a Saukerl. For Rosa Hubermann, it is natural and common for her to use the familiar word in practically every sentence. Max Vandenburg A 23-year-old Jew who hides from the Nazis in the Hubermanns' basement. Kurt Steiner Rudy's older brother. During her time there, she is exposed to the horror of the Nazi regime and struggles to find deal with the ever worsening conditions of World War 2.