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John Williams: The Book Thief - an album guide
The titular Book Thief, Liesel Meminger (played by newcomer Sophie Nélisse, pictured with Geoffrey Rush ), is our guide through the story which takes place against the backdrop of World War II. This deceptively upbeat section prefigures a terrible tragedy that sets a whole chain of events into motion.