I have to say that although it broke my heart, I was, and still am, glad I was there.

Markus Zusak in The Book Thief

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Markus Zusak (born 23 June 1975) is an Australian writer with Austrian and German roots. He is best known for The Book Thief and The Messenger (US title: I Am the Messenger), two novels which became international bestsellers. He won the Margaret A. Edwards Award in 2014.

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