John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971 and is the author of six novels. One of them is The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, which won two Irish Book Awards. His novels are published in over 30 languages. He lives in Dublin.
Bruno is a nine-year-old boy who likes to explore. He grows up in Berlin during the Second World War. He lives in a big house with his parents and his sister Gretel, who is twelve years old.
One day, when Bruno came home from school, all his clothes were already packed in boxes. His father got a new job by the Fury and they have to move to ‘Out-With’ (Auschwitz). Bruno’s father is a Lieutenant during the Second World War. He was Hitler’s right hand.
Bruno doesn’t like it at Out-With because soldiers are walking in and out of the house every day and the house wasn’t as big as the house back in Berlin. Bruno hated Lieutenant Kotler the most, he calls Bruno ‘little man’ instead of ‘young man’.
Bruno was bored so he started to make a swing of ropes and an old tyre. After a couple of hours playing on the swing an accident took place, so he stopped playing on the swing. Aa few days later Bruno went exploring in the wood. After an hour and a half walking through the wood he came at the fence, which he could see from his window on the first floor. At the other side of …show more content…
Because it wasn’t an option for Shmuel to get to Bruno’s side of the fence, Bruno would get to Shmuel’s side of the fence by rolling under it in a striped pyjama. Bruno and Shmuel went exploring at ‘the other side of the fence’ but after two hours Bruno wants to go home because it went dark. It started raining. A group of people need to go to a hut to be out of the storm for a few minutes (that’s what Bruno thought) but no one came back from the hut ever since. The Germans wanted to try a new plan, the