Our March 2022 author of the month is John Boyne: one of Ireland’s most beloved contemporary authors. From haunting mysteries to wartime histories (not to mention family sagas and dramas!) – John Boyne has written 13 novels for adults along with 6 novels for younger readers.
Whether you are discovering his books for the very first time, or revisiting some of his best known and loved titles, we have put together a small reading list to set you off on a John Boyne adventure. Enjoy!
Where it all began…
The Thief of Time (2000)
The Congress of Rough Riders (2001)
Beloved on the big screen…
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2006) also available in Welsh as Y Bachgen mewn Pyjamas (translated by Emily Huws)
For younger readers…
Stay Where You Are And Then Leave (2013)
The Boy at the Top of the Mountain (2015)
A Traveler at the Gates of Wisdom (2020)
The Echo Chamber (2021)
The Heart’s Invisible Furies (2017)
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