Reading ➶ Beneath the Earth Author John Boyne – Turboville.co.uk

Beneath the Earth In This Collection Of Twelve Dark, Unerring And Surprising Short Stories, John Boyne 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 Lengths We Will Go To In Order To Protect Our Families And The Distance We Will Run To Protect Ourselves.Drawing 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 Boy And A Hitman Boyne Examines The Hopeful And The Damaged Without Prejudice Or Judgement.This, His First Collection Of Short Stories, Is Some Of John Boyne S Finest Writing To Date It Includes Rest Day Which Won The 2015 Writing.ie Short Story Of The Year Award In Ireland. This collection of short stories is, as we re used to from John Boyne, brilliantly written While some were better than others especially the first and last stories stuck to me all in all they were very human depictions At times I missed the depth, the story about why the characters act the way they do For the most part though, I wished these stories were only prologues As with most collections of short stories, I find it works best to not read them one after another, and in this case espe This collection of short stories is, as we re used to from John Boyne, brilliantly written While some were 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 reading.The themes are interesting, mysterious and dark and on Entertaining collection of short stories by John Boyne, a master story teller. This collection of short stories is beautifully written and full of interesting thoughts Although almost all of them end in a similar way it s still worth it The stories are dark but also funny Some of them heavier than others John Boyne has a talent for picking up deep topics and explor

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