And my heart was ripped in half, put through the shredder, set on fire, and the author freaking danced on the ashes of my heart. Read this book they said. Its great. Yeah, it is but it freaking tore me to shreds. I couldn't function for like a week and I cried for 2 hours. Such an amazing book though. Absolutely stunning.
This painting by Erin McGuire, called Book Thief, is spare and provocative - I can't decide if she's leaving with the stolen book or climbing into her window back home with it.
The Book Thief Alphabet
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The fist book was saved from snow, the second from fire