John Boyne was born in 1971 in
Dublin. He is the author of eleven novels for
adults, five for younger readers and a collection of
short stories. His first short story was published
by The Sunday Tribune and in 1993 was shortlisted
for a Hennessy Literary Award.
His 2006 novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
sold 9 million copies worldwide and has been adapted
for cinema, theatre, ballet and opera. John has won
three Irish Book Awards and many other international
literary awards and his novels are published in over
50 languages. His most recent novel, A Ladder to
the Sky, was published in August 2018.
Né à Dublin
en 1971, John Boyne a écrit onze romans pour
adultes, cinq romans