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John Boyne

  • 5 stars across 14 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.
    2nd May 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... More

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    1st June 2006

    The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

    The story of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is very difficult to describe. Usually we give some clues about the book on ... More

    (9 reviews)
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    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... More

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    1st June 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... More

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    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... More

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    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 ... More

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    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... More

    (1 review)
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    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... More

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    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 ... More

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