Summary and Analysis Part 9: The Last Human Stranger: The Ageless Brother


Liesel’s brother continues to live on with her even though he no longer enters her dreams. She still often thinks of the dead, how they are unchanging in her mind, that Death halts people. This chapter also provides another look at an unguarded Rosa when she prays over the accordion; she hurts so much for her family and for those around her, and she puts her words to work in prayer, asking that they all return home safely.