The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (Paperback)

$9.99
Usually Ships in 1-5 Days

Description


Berlin 1942

When Bruno returns home from school one day, he discovers that his belongings are being packed in crates. His father has received a promotion and the family must move from their home to a new house far far away, where there is no one to play with and nothing to do. A tall fence running alongside stretches as far as the eye can see and cuts him off from the strange people he can see in the distance.

But Bruno longs to be an explorer and decides that there must be more to this desolate new place than meets the eye. While exploring his new environment, he meets another boy whose life and circumstances are very different to his own, and their meeting results in a friendship that has devastating consequences.

About the Author


John Boyne is the "New York Times" bestselling, award-winning author of several novels, including "Crippen", "The Thief of Time", "The Congress of Rough Riders", and "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas".

Praise For…


"Certain to be one of the publishing sensations of 2006." -The Observer (U.K.)

"A memorable and moving story." -The Oxford Times (U.K.)

"A small wonder of a book." -The Guardian (U.K.)

"A book so simple, so seemingly effortless, that it's almost perfect." -The Irish Independent

"An extraordinary book." -The Irish Examiner

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385751537
ISBN-10: 0385751532
Publisher: Ember
Publication Date: October 23rd, 2007
Pages: 240
Language: English