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Ill 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 boy and a. 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

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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 w. 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 good my favourites are T

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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 2015 Writingie Short Story of the Year award in Irelan. While the collection is seeming aimed at showing beneath the surface many of the stories seem to arrive to the same end point illustrati


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

  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 writte

  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 dayThis is something I always find weird about short stories books They serve you well if you read one story and put the book down The moment you start the next story the previous becomes something very

  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 frie

  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 modern retelling of the beloved Joyce story my favorite from Dubliners this time about a young boy coming to terms with his sexuality falling for the older neighbor boy and being invite

  8. says:

    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

  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 story doesn't allow the deeper delving into the darker topics beneath t he surface That said it's a strong collection first and last stories along with a couple of others really had me wanting them

  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 downright grim as