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John Boyne

  • 5 stars across 16 books
John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971. He is the author of eleven novels for adults, five for young readers and a collection of short stories. Perhaps best known for his 2006 multi-award-winning book The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, John's other novels, notably The Absolutist and A History of Loneliness, have been widely praised and are international bestsellers. Most recently, The Heart's Invisible Furies was a Richard & Judy Bookclub word-of-mouth bestseller.

His novels are published in over fifty languages.
1st June 2006

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Brought to you by Penguin. Lines may divide us, but hope will unite us . . . Nine-year-old Bruno knows n... MoreThe Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

(38 reviews) Review
2nd June 2016

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain

When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his Aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wea... MoreThe Boy at the Top of the Mountain

(21 reviews) Review
18th April 2019

My Brother's Name is Jessica

'...this poignant and disarming story is full of heart and its crescendo will give you tingles' Attitude Magazine ... MoreMy Brother's Name is Jessica

(7 reviews) Review
26th September 2013

Stay Where You are and Then Leave

The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight - but he broke t... MoreStay Where You are and Then Leave

(4 reviews) Review
1st March 2013

The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket

There's nothing unusual about the Brockets. Normal, respectable and proud of it, they turn up their noses at anyone diff... MoreThe Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket

(4 reviews) Review
27th August 2015

The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket

There's nothing unusual or different about the Brocket family - and they're keen to keep it that way. But when Barnaby B... MoreThe Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket

(3 reviews) Review
1st September 2010

Noah Barleywater Runs Away

In "Noah Barleywater Runs Away", bestselling author John Boyne explores the world of childhood and the adventures that w... MoreNoah Barleywater Runs Away

(3 reviews) Review
6th October 2016

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas: 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition

Bruno doesn't like his new house. He had to leave all his friends behind in Berlin, and there are no children to play wi... MoreThe Boy in the Striped Pyjamas: 10th Anniversary Collector's Edition

(2 reviews) Review
1st October 2015

Boy at the Top of the Mountain

When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his Aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wea... MoreBoy at the Top of the Mountain

(0 reviews) Review
13th March 2014

Noah Barleywater Runs Away

Noah is running away from his problems the day he takes the untrodden path through the forest - or at least that's what ... MoreNoah Barleywater Runs Away

(0 reviews) Review
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