Summary and Analysis Part 3: Mein Kampf: The Mayor’s Library


Again, Liesel is overwhelmed by the power of words and books, which are able to tempt her despite her fear and anxiety about going into the mayor’s house. Because Frau Hermann introduces Liesel to her large library, Frau Hermann can clearly sense the hold that books and words hold over Liesel. It is important to note that Frau Hermann, the wife of the town’s leader, aligns herself with Liesel, the girl who stole an enemy book.