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No Hyperbole Can Exaggerate The Importance Of This Significant Voice
(Updated: February 29, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
4.7
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
"Do we spend most of our days trying to remember or forget things? Do we spend most of our time running toward or away from our lives? I don't know." -- Cameron Wolfe (from Fighting Ruben Wolfe)

I am unable to understand why there are not legions of people carnivorously consuming all that Mr. Zusak has to offer. Because of this damning epidemic, I have seriously considered crusading for this cause. I understand that I have already written a review for this collection of novellas, but what those who have not read Zusak - or at least read beyond the life-changing novel, The Book Thief - is that what awaits is a unique and salient voice itching to entertain, inform and edify about the powerful and cleansing strength of a life full of pain, failure, lessons learned, lessons documented and an unbreakable bond of personal relationships.

So, please, please, please, pleeeeeeeeeease! Read more of these powerful texts... and then read them again... and then give them to someone else to read... and then make them read them again. Trust me, we can only benefit.
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