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10th Anniversary Edition

Markus Zusak

*BRIDGE OF CLAY, the new novel by Markus Zusak, is coming this October 2018*


The Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller, now a modern classic recommended by millions of readers.


'Extraordinary, resonant and relevant, beautiful and angry' Telegraph

'Unsettling, life-affirming, triumphant and tragic. This is a novel of breathtaking scope, masterfully told' Guardian

'A weighty novel worthy of universal acclaim' Daily Express

'Brilliant and hugely ambitious' New York Times

'Absorbing and searing' Washington Post

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HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE

1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier.
Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall.

SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH

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Features pages of bonus content, including annotated manuscript pages, original sketches, and pages from the author's writing notebook.

  • Black Swan
  • Published 15th September 2016
  • 576 Pages
  • 127mm x 198mm x 34mm
  • 388g
  • £8.99