in peer groups on his face.
(description of a 15 year old boy)
Her teeth elbowed each other
for room in her mouth…
~ Markus Zusak in The Book Thief
I’m only a third of the way through listening to this novel narrated by Death about a girl named Liesel Meminger living in Nazi Germany. Death as the narrator sounds very creepy, but in fact it is incredibly clever. When I review it, qualifiers (caveats) will rain down like paratroopers on D Day.
But this much I can say: