The dazzling new novel from the bestselling author of The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas.
John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971 and is the author of seven novels. The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas won two Irish Book Awards and the Penguin Orange Readers' Group Prize. It was shortlisted for the British Book Award and was made into a Miramax feature film. His novels are published in over 40 languages. He lives in Dublin. www.johnboyne.com
"Extraordinary...The narrative is by turns surprising and tragic in equal measure while its troubling conclusion will stay with readers long after they've closed the book." Carlo Gebler "Powerful, poignant and beautifully written. This will become a classic war novel." The Bookseller "Compulsive, stylish and gripping" Reader's Digest "A wonderful, sad, tender book." Colm Toibin "John Boyne brings a completely fresh eye to the most important stories. He guides us through the realm of history and makes the journey substantial, poignant and real. He is one of the great craftsmen in contemporary literature." Colum McCann