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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 in the distance. But, Bruno longs to be an explorer and decides that there must be more to this desolate new place than what meets the eye. While exploring his new environment, he meets another boy whose life and circumstances are very different to his own, and their meeting results in a friendship that has devastating consequences. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is now a major motion picture (releasing in November 2008). Enjoy these images from the film, and click the thumbnails to see a larger image in a new browser window.
I love this book! It ended a little weird though, but overall, the book was one of the best I've ever read.Published 3 hours ago by TODD M HODGE
Scary thought as to what hitler did to the Jews
He was inhuman
All people should read this
Great conflict development showing the illogical hatred... Read more
Great story. But this still happens in this day and age. It is even more common than you would want it to be. Some times it happens metaphorically. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Yaser Helmy
I knew what would happen in the end, as I had seen the movie, but reading from the perspective of a child makes it that much sadder and yet more powerfulPublished 13 days ago by Kristena & Daniel
I enjoyed the book .. the subject is a difficult one but the story line is clever and I could not put the book down ... easy read ... Read morePublished 17 days ago by holly gleason
I would so recommend this book to anyone!!
Throughout the book, I was very touched by the actions of Bruno. As the book goes on, it gets better and better by the page. Read more
I loved this book it was so heart touching with a good surprise endingPublished 17 days ago by audrey pilotte
First off, the book was in horrifying condition. It's so old there's barely any cover or back pages left, I had to wrap the whole cover in tape to keep it together. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Hannah
Read the book it's made of stuff. 13 more words required to post on Amazon. Stuff stuff stuff stuff stuff.Published 18 days ago by Stuff