Saturday Review | The Book Thief

Based on The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak

Tom Sutcliffe is joined by Linda Grant, Tom Holland and Kate Williams to review the cinematic adaptation of The Book Thief. The young adult novel narrated by Death about growing up in Nazi Germany has sold eight million copies worldwide. How appealing will its screen incarnation be to audiences?


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 8'32''
  • Broadcast date: 2014

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Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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