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The boy in the striped pyjamas

Author: John Boyne
Publisher: Oxford : David Fickling, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work was set in 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
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Boyne
ISBN: 038560940X 9780385609401 0385610319 9780385610315 9781862305274 1862305277
OCLC Number: 62132588
Awards: Shortlisted for British Book Awards: WH Smith Children's Book of the Year Award 2007.
Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2007.
Description: 215 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: John Boyne.

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Tells the story of a nine-year-old boy called Bruno. And sooner or later the reader arrives with Bruno at a 'fence', which is not meant to be crossed.  Read more...

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"An account of a dreadful episode, short on actual horror but packed with overtones that remain in the imagination. Plainly and sometimes archly written, it stays just ahead of its readers before Read more...

 
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