The Book Thief

In the book The Book Thief, describe Liesel's relationship with Rudy. How does it change and grow throughout the course of the novel? What foreshadows Rudy's death?

The Book Thief, Rudy and Liesel.

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Rudy always liked Liesel. He had romantic feelings for her long before she kisses his dead body. The relationship is one of kindred spirits. They are both brave in their own ways. Rudy jumping in the river and almost freezing to death to get Liesel's book could be seen as foreshadowing his death.