Stay Where You Are And Then Leave

Hardcover | March 25, 2014

byJohn Boyne

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From the author of the phenomenally bestselling The Boy in the Striped Pajamas comes an unforgettable story of a boy's life changed by war, published to coincide with World War One's centenary.
     The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight -- but he broke that promise the following day. Four years later, Alfie doesn't know where his father might be, other than that he's away on a special, secret mission.
     Then, while shining shoes at King's Cross Station, Alfie unexpectedly sees his father's name -- on a sheaf of papers belonging to a military doctor. Bewildered and confused, Alfie realises his father is in a hospital close by -- a hospital treating soldiers with an unusual condition. Alfie is determined to rescue his father from this strange, unnerving place...

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From the author of the phenomenally bestselling The Boy in the Striped Pajamas comes an unforgettable story of a boy's life changed by war, published to coincide with World War One's centenary.      The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight -- but he broke that promise the f...

JOHN BOYNE was born in Ireland in 1971 and is the author of six novels for adults. His first novel for children, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, won two Irish book awards, was shortlisted for the British Book Award, reached the top spot on the New York Times bestseller list, and has been made into a film. His novels are published in mo...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.53 × 5.68 × 0.96 inPublished:March 25, 2014Publisher:PRH Canada Young ReadersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0385681399

ISBN - 13:9780385681391

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“John Boyne is very much in touch with his childish side with the capable way he writes and thinks like a child. . . both entertaining and touching.”
The Guardian