The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - John Boyne. The Boy In The Striped Pajamas is presented as a fable flagging to the reader up front that one is expected to disengage ones normal sense of reality and accept the story as given but in this instance when dealing with such an emotive well recorded and historically recent subject as the Holocaust this is difficult to do. David Fickling Books.
By John Boyne. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. When Irish novelist John Boyne came up with the concept for a childrens novel based on the atrocities of the Holocaust little could he have imagined the world-wide appeal of his work.
A stage version of Johns story is currently being toured by the The Childrens Consortium stopping off in Coventry this month.
The Boy In Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne review I would recommend this amazing book to anyone over the age of eleven due to its stunning plot and the way that John Boyne. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a Holocaust fable by the Irish writer John Boyne in which a nine-year-old German boy named Bruno arrives at Auschwitz or as the novel coyly and annoyingly calls it Out-With when his father is named as the camps new commandant. Bruno a nine-year-old boy living in Berlin Germany in 1943 comes home one day to find his familys maid Maria packing all of his things away in boxesBrunos Mother explains that the family is moving away due to the demands of his fathers new job. Bruno the son of the Nazi commandant and his family moves from Berlin to a residence near a concentration camp.