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What a good idea this seemed when I read the summary of this book. I had not read anything yet by John Boyne ... and now I don't think I will read another book of his. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Musette
A little disappointing, as I have enjoyed all the other Boyne books, and found them very enjoyable. This book on the other hand is boring and unbelievable. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Robert L. White
In their review shown above the comment is made that the central character is "more like a story telling device than a fully realized character". Read morePublished 8 months ago by C.J.
Great story - if you enjoy Jack Finney - you would like this book. The author covers lots of ground and weaves in believable story lines. Read morePublished 13 months ago by SSHH
I have read nearly all John Boyne's books, and have never been disappointed. I was n't planning to buy this one and I do not enjoy science fiction, ( although this doesn't really... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Linda Ito
I must admit I was a little disappointed with this book. I guess I misunderstood what it was about.. I did get through it, it just took me awhile....Published 14 months ago by Grace
I love the story, the way it is written, very addictive and multicolorist. I could see an adventure Tv series right there. But the last page broke it all (or didn't it? Read morePublished 15 months ago by AmazonLover
Sounded like a good theme but plot turned out to be quite boring, character developmnetwas fairly good but the story was so slow moving; but couldnt finish itPublished 21 months ago by Dorit
Not exactly what I had expected. Left too many questions unanswered for my liking, but an original and enjoyable read all the same.Published on June 17, 2011 by S. L. Walker