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I must admit I was a little disappointed with this book.
For those who enjoy either historical, time travel, litterary, coming of age or even light romance( light enough for us guys-that is) novels, this one's for you.
John Boyne's style of writing transports the reader immediately into the world of Matthieu Zela.
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 4 months 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 12 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 12 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 17 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 18 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 18 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 19 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 on March 11, 2012 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