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John Boyne
John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971 and is the author of seven novels for adults and three for children. The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas won two Irish Book Awards, was shortlisted for the British Book Award, reached no.1 on the New York Times Bestseller List and was made into an award-winning... show more

John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971 and is the author of seven novels for adults and three for children. The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas won two Irish Book Awards, was shortlisted for the British Book Award, reached no.1 on the New York Times Bestseller List and was made into an award-winning Miramax feature film. His novels are published in over 45 languages. He lives in Dublin.
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We need to create a term for characters in novels who find themselves at the crossroads of history. That way, I could use it to describe Georgy Daniilovich Jachmenev. Georgy began his life as a poor muzhik's son in a town that is frequently described by the other characters as a shithole. When the t...
Toni
Toni rated it 7 years ago
I love how John Boyne spins historical events and makes his stories unexpectedly compelling reads. “The House of Special Purpose” is a wonderful mix of trodden grounds of the fall of the Romanov Dynasty with a fictional and well thought narrative that goes back and forth in time in and snippets of i...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it 8 years ago
I'm a fan. I like all his books, and especially how he changes settings and genres between the books. This starts as a past/present book, but the present becomes more and more past as the story continue. As in, the story starts in 20-- and in the end 'the present' is in the 1920s. And, this is one o...
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