The extraordinary fourth novel from the bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.
John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971. He is the author of nine novels for adults and four for younger readers, including the international bestsellers The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, which has sold more than six million copies worldwide, The Absolutist and, most recently, Stay Where You Are and Then Leave. His novels are published in over forty-five languages. He is married and lives in Dublin. www.johnboyne.com john_boyne
"A moving and insightful book... stylistically fluent and engages the reader with every word" * Irish Independent *
"A narrative pace that never flags, a solid cast of characters, a vividly imagined recreation of period" * The Irish Times *