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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas - John Boyne
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
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3.66 435
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385751063 (0385751060)
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
5.0 The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Read with my son as part of our WWII/ holocaust studies - we both loved it! He also watched the movie at school too and enjoyed it. I haven't seen the movie yet so can't offer a comparison but I hope to remedy that soon.
"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it
3.5 Of course all this happened a long time ago, and nothing like that could ever happen again. Not in this day and age
I wasn't planning on reading this today. It fell from my new pile, and as I went to get coffee, I started to read and finished it in one sitting.Original and devastating. A child "outside the fence" long before anyone knew what went on at a place he understands to be called "Out-With" where he's mov...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
2.0 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
I was disappointed in this novel, I mean for how much people have talked about it and then a movie is made based on this novel, seriously this book needs work. I was so frustrated reading it, I almost stopped and put it away but since I am reading it for a book club I thought I better continue. Why ...
Selan rated it
I have no words for how incredible this book is. The shortness of the novel made me underestimate it. The summary on the back of the book is quite mysterious too.I think that everyone should read this book at least once in their lifetime. It's very subtle, very intense, and very hard-hitting and tho...
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Books2Movies Blog rated it
3.0 Haunting read but intended for whom?
Although good and suspenseful story overall, I didn't like the approach to the theme. Younger readers - if this book was intended for them - won't understand much - if they are not familiar with the subject matter - because many things were left unsaid or misspelled. That's oftentimes alright to do ...
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