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Y and a hitman – Boyne examines the hopeful and the damaged without prejudice or judgementThis his first collection of short stories is some of John Boyne’s finest writing to date It includes ‘Rest Day’ which won the Writingie Short Story of the Year award in Ireland.. John Boyne is my favourite author but this short story collection is very forgettable in my opinion I enjoyed 412 of the stories and I wasn t amazed by any of them

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In this collection of twelve dark unerring and surprising short stories John Boyne Beneath the PDF explores the extremities of the human condition in all its brilliance and brutality The secrets we keep and the ways in which they shape us the impossibility of shared loss the. This is a book of twelve shorts stories and I read this book in two days And that is going some as I am a slow reader but loved it so much I just couldn t stop readingThe themes are interesting mysterious and dark and one of them even written in the second person You don t come across that every dayThis is the first John Boyne book I have read and have noted Must read of his Great stuff recommended

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Lengths we will go to in order to protect our families and the distance we will run to protect ourselvesDrawing on a host of enthralling characters – a farmer a cuckold and a teenager exploring his sexuality good parents bad parents writers and soldiers a student a rent bo. What with Mr Boyne being uite inept when it comes to writing bad books this selection of shorter works is great We start with a boy from a modern sort of broken home becoming a rent boy and are reminded of how he does like to tubthump about homosexuality a bit too much but the results still work Less successful is a debate about Ireland being neutral in WWI before a hilarious look at two different men who used to be friends as children but who have both dabbled in writing since It s hilarious yet also one of the bitterest things you ll ever turn to Agatha Christie on holiday isn t terribly interesting however a misstep The fifth piece has a nicely youthful collouialism about it meaning that when it lo


10 thoughts on “Beneath the Earth

  1. says:

    In my uest to read everything John Boyne I picked up this most interesting collection of short stories In this eclectic mix of a dozen tales Boyne shows his prolific writing ability as he dissects the lives of a diverse group of character ty

  2. says:

    I'm not a huge fan of short storiesbut I am a huge fan of John Boyne so had to read this collectionIt is really

  3. says:

    This is a book of twelve shorts stories and I read this book in two days And that is going some as I am a slow reader but loved it so much I just couldn't stop readingThe themes are interesting mysterious and dark and one of them even written in the second person You don't come across that every dayThis is the first John Boyne book I have read and have noted 'Must read of his' Great stuff recommended

  4. says:

    Entertaining collection of short stories by John Boyne a master story teller

  5. says:

    I have to admin that I felt very disconnected with some of the stories While some of them worked well and had me thinking about them the next

  6. says:

    What with Mr Boyne being uite inept when it comes to writing bad books this selection of shorter works is great We start with a boy from a modern sort of broken home becoming a rent boy and are reminded of how he does like to tubthump about homosexuality a bit too much but the results still work Less successful is a debate about Ireland being neutral in WWI before a hilarious look at two different men who used to be f

  7. says:

    This was a really compelling short story collection and it was fun to read one of my favorite authors in a different medium My personal favorites were “Haystack Girl” “Rest Day” “The Vespa” and “Araby”which is a mod

  8. says:

    John Boyne is my favourite author but this short story collection is very forgettable in my opinion I enjoyed 412

  9. says:

    While the collection is seeming aimed at showing beneath the surface many of the stories seem to arrive to the same end point illustrating the subject's detachment rather than probing the causes Perhaps the nature of a short

  10. says:

    A collection of short stories set in Ireland or involving the Irish abroad this is another strong offering from one of my favourite authors The stories don't deal with the brighter side of life and some are down

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