How the prologue of “The Book Thief” hooks readers: an impressionistic, unique point of view

How the prologue of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak delivers an impressionistic look at the plot ahead, without spoiling them or even setting them up. Also, how the prologue teaches us how to read the novel’s unique narrative voice without interfering with the main plot. Watch the video above and read the transcript on Medium.

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Fiction, writing