John Boyne
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John Boyne

John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971 and is the author of seven novels for adults and three for children. The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas won two Irish Book Awards, was shortlisted for the British Book Award, reached no.1 on the New York Times Bestseller List and was made into an award-winning Miramax feature film. His novels are published in over 45 languages. He lives in Dublin.

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Best Sellers

    • The Heart's Invisible Furies

    • A Novel
    • By: John Boyne
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hogan
    • Length: 21 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,046
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,917
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,915

    Cyril Avery is not a real Avery - or at least that's what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn't a real Avery, then who is he? Find out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding. A Must listen.

    • By Keith G on 09-04-17

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

    • By: John Boyne
    • Narrated by: Michael Maloney
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,489
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,185

    The story of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is very difficult to describe....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Phenomenal! 5 stars is nowhere near enough.

    • By Simone on 02-23-17

    Regular price: $19.93

    • The House of Special Purpose

    • By: John Boyne
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    Part love story, part historical epic, part tragedy, The House of Special Purpose illuminates an empire at the end of its reign....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best book I have read in years!

    • By Claudia Valeria Rion on 02-27-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A History of Loneliness

    • By: John Boyne
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186

    Propelled into the priesthood by a family tragedy, Odran Yates is full of hope and ambition....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Emotional and Powerful

    • By RueRue on 05-11-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Absolutist

    • By: John Boyne
    • Narrated by: Michael Maloney
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241

    It is September 1919: 21-year-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver a package of letters to the sister of Will Bancroft.....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love, War, and Guilt

    • By Cariola on 01-27-13

    Regular price: $23.62

    • This House Is Haunted

    • By: John Boyne
    • Narrated by: Alison Larkin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 189

    When she arrives at the hall, shaken by an unsettling disturbance that occurred during her travels, she is greeted by the two children now in her care, Isabella and Eustace....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well Read - Not Very Scary, Had Promise

    • By Dorothy on 03-24-14

    Regular price: $25.86

    • A Ladder to the Sky

    • A Novel
    • By: John Boyne
    • Narrated by: Richard E. Grant, Richard Cordery, Nina Sosanya, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
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    Maurice Swift is handsome, charming, and hungry for fame. The one thing he doesn’t have is talent - but he’s not about to let a detail like that stand in his way. After all, a would-be writer can find stories anywhere. They don’t need to be his own....

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Stay Where You Are and Then Leave

    • By: John Boyne
    • Narrated by: Euan Morton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight - but he broke that promise the following day....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WWI Coming of Age Story

    • By tooonce72 on 04-26-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Crippen

    • A Novel of Murder
    • By: John Boyne
    • Narrated by: James Daniel Wilson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    July 1910: The grisly remains of Cora Crippen, music hall singer and wife of Dr Hawley Crippen, are discovered in the cellar of 39 Hilldrop Crescent, Camden....

    Regular price: $25.68

    • Noah Barleywater Runs Away

    • By: John Boyne
    • Narrated by: Andrew Sachs
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Eight-year-old Noah's problems seem easier to deal with if he doesn't think about them. So he runs away, taking an untrodden path through the forest....

    Regular price: $21.00

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