Part of a stunning new design partnership between Puffin and the Imperial War Museum, from the bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.
John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971. He is the author of ten novels for adults, five for young readers and a collection of short stories. Perhaps best known for his 2006 multi-award-winning and bestselling book The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, John's other novels, notably The Heart's Invisible Furies, The Absolutist and A History of Loneliness, have been widely praised and are international bestsellers. In 2015, John chaired the panel for the Giller Prize, Canada's most prestigious literary award. He lives in Dublin.
Pat Barker meets Michelle Magorian . . . Comic as well as
poignantly enlightening * Independent on Sunday *
A beautifully paced and touching tale * Mail on Sunday *
[A] timely examination of moral, physical and mental bravery and pain * Daily Mail *