The boy in the striped pyjamas /
By: Boyne, JohnPublisher: London : Definitions, 2008Description: 215 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 9781862305274Subject(s): Auschwitz (Concentration camp) | Concentration camps -- Poland | Friendship | Nazis | Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) | World War, 1939-1945 -- JewsDDC classification: 823.92
Film tie-in. First published: London : David Fickling, 2006.
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 there 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 the other people there, wears a uniform of striped pyjamas.