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The secrets we keep and the ways in which they shape us, the impossibility of shared loss, the lengths we will go to in order to protect our families and the distance we will run to protect ourselves. This, his first collection of short stories, is some of John Boyne's finest writing to date. It includes 'Rest Day' which won the 2015 Writing.ie Short Story of the Year award in Ireland.
Closing date: 25/07/2019
Publication date: 07/04/2016
Publisher: Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 27/08/2015
Publisher: Doubleday an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
|Publication date:||27th August 2015|
|Publisher:||Doubleday an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Shorter Reads,|
John Boyne was our Guest Editor in May 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing. John Boyne was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1971, and studied English Literature at Trinity College, Dublin, and creative writing at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, where he was awarded the Curtis Brown prize. His early writing consisted mostly of short stories and he published a number of them. His first story, The Entertainments Jar, was shortlisted for the Hennessy Literary Award in Ireland. In total, he has published about 70 short stories. He has published seven novels: THE THIEF ...More About John Boyne