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Boy In The Striped Pajamas
by John Boyne | Teens
Registered by Rosamory of Cardiff, Wales United Kingdom on Friday, July 15, 2011
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Journal Entry 1 by Rosamory from Cardiff, Wales United Kingdom on Friday, July 15, 2011

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Nine-year-old Bruno knows nothing of the Final SOlution and the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his country. All he knows is that he has been moved from a comfortable home in Berlin to a house in a desolate area where this is nothing to do and no one to play with. Until he meets Shmuel, a boy who lives a strange parallel existence on the other side of the adjoining wire fence and who, like other people there, wears a uniform of striped pyjamas. Bruno's friendship with Shmuel will take him from innocence to revelation. And in exploring what he is unwittingly a part of, he will inevitable become subsumed by the terrible process.  




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