The Book Thief

The Book Thief Part Three

4) What happened to Ilsa’s son? How does Liesel feel afterward?

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Liesel learns that Ilsa's son died in 1918, the final year of World War I; Ilsa says he froze to death. Ilsa still suffers because of her son's death, and Liesel tells her, "I'm sorry." She now sees Ilsa as a person, rather than simply the mayor's wife.