Marie-Laure, a blind girl, uses her imagination to navigate the world around her 

The power of Imagination 

Both Marie-Laure and Werner are forced to confront the harsh realities of war, losing their childhood innocence in the process 

The Impact of War on Innocence 

The characters in the book grapple with the complexities of morality in times of war 

The Complexities of Morality

The novel highlights the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity 

Human resilience 

Werner, a talented young radio technician, embodies the pursuit of knowledge 

The Pursuit of Knowledge 

The novel emphasizes the importance of human connections and relationships 

The Power of Connections 

The choices made by the characters have far-reaching consequences 

The Consequences of Choices 

Prejudice and discrimination are explored in the novel, particularly in relation to Marie-Laure's blindness 

The Destructiveness of  Prejudice

Amidst the chaos of war, the characters discover the importance of cherishing every moment and finding beauty in the midst of darkness 

The Fragility of Life 

Despite the bleakness of war, the novel ultimately celebrates the resilience of hope 

The Resilience of Hope