BOYNE, John

The Dare

It is a story written to form part of the series Quick Reads, an initiative with the goal of fostering the habit of reading among adults. In this book, John Boyne tells us a story full of intensity and...

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain

Pierrot’s father was German, his mother French. The first seven years of his life were the simple years of infancy, no different from that of any child. But, as for millions of people, the war changed...

Stay Where You Are And Then Leave

At the start of World War I, Alfie's father promises that he will not go to war, but he must break that promise by being called into the front. The boy suffers the consequences of the conflict, and sees...

The Boy in the striped pyjamas

The horror of war from the perspective of Bruno, a 9-year-old German boy. This point of view helps young people and adults to think about the dignity of each person, the history of each one, the value of...