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Description - The Absolutist by John Boyne

The dazzling new novel from the bestselling author of The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas.

September 1919- Twenty-year-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver a clutch of letters to Marian Bancroft. Tristan fought alongside Marian's brother Will during the Great War. They trained together. They fought together.

But in 1917, Will laid down his guns on the battlefield and declared himself a conscientious objector, an act which has brought shame and dishonour on the Bancroft family.

The letters, however, are not the real reason for Tristan's visit. He holds a secret deep within him. One that he is desperate to unburden himself of to Marian, if he can only find the courage. Whatever happens, this meeting will change his life - forever.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780552775403
ISBN-10: 0552775401
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 127mm x 27mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Black Swan
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Boyne

John Boyne was born in Ireland in 1971. He is the author of nine novels for adults and four for younger readers, including the international bestsellers The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, which has sold more than six million copies worldwide, The Absolutist and, most recently, Stay Where You Are and Then Leave. His novels are published in over forty-five languages. He is married and lives in Dublin. www.johnboyne.com john_boyne

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