Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

Bridge of Clay

The breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys love and fight and learn to reckon with the adult world, they discover the moving secret behind their father’s disappearance. At the center of the Dunbar, family is Clay, a boy who will build a bridge—for his family, for his past, for greatness, for his sins, for a miracle. The question is, how far is Clay willing to go? And h...

Details Bridge of Clay

TitleBridge of Clay
Release DateOct 9th, 2018
GenreYoung Adult, Contemporary, Fiction

Reviews Bridge of Clay

  • Tilly Booth
    Guys...this book fucked me up in the best way. I’ll write a review when I’m not drowning in my own tears
  • Allyce Cameron
    Je-sus Christ. What a book. For anyone who was worried about this following up on that masterpiece The Book Thief, don’t be. It is amazing and beautiful and heart wrenching and a million other things that I can’t think of right now because I’m so overwhelmed. The first 50 pages or so were a bit confusing and hard to follow but once I got past that I was completely sucked in. Also a word of warning, find a nice private place for the ending, ...
  • DaNae
    Some books are read, some are experienced. BRIDGE OF CLAY is less a story than a journey, one with a final destination, but to get there the reader travels in circles, inside, outside, forward and back. I became desperately invested in the five brothers. Often so concerned, even a little afraid to move forward. (Zusak is not sparing with his foreshadowing grenades). This is more a story of forgiveness than redemption. No one is asked to be more t...
  • Laura
    A remarkable story of migration, love, forgiveness and the bond between brothers. This is adult fiction that feels more YA than intended, due to the John Green-esque teen romance. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but it is difficult to read that jump from one tone to another without disrupting the overall story structure.In my opinion, the writing was at its best when focused on the camaraderie of the brothers and the building of the bridge ...
  • Sara Grochowski
    It's important to stay hydrated while reading this book because you're going to be crying all the tears.