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- The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas 7,722 copies, 619 reviews
- The Absolutist 407 copies, 35 reviews
- The House of Special Purpose 399 copies, 39 reviews
- Mutiny: A Novel of the Bounty 288 copies, 31 reviews
- This House is Haunted 252 copies, 33 reviews
- Noah Barleywater Runs Away 218 copies, 17 reviews
- The Thief of Time 204 copies, 11 reviews
- Crippen: A Novel of Murder 175 copies, 13 reviews
- Stay Where You Are And Then Leave 113 copies, 10 reviews
- The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket 111 copies, 5 reviews
- Next of Kin: A Novel 69 copies, 6 reviews
- The dare 56 copies, 8 reviews
- The Congress Of Rough Riders 20 copies, 4 reviews
- A History of Loneliness 19 copies, 4 reviews
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John Boyne: A History of Loneliness
St. Louis County Library - Headquarters
Propelled into the priesthood by a family tragedy, Odran Yates is full of hope and ambition. When he arrives at Clonliffe Seminary in the 1970s, priests are highly respected, and Odran believes that he is pledging his life to "the good." Forty years later, Odran's devotion is caught in revelations that shatter the Irish people's faith in the Catholic Church. A novel as intimate as it is universal, A History of Loneliness is about the stories we tell ourselves to make peace with our lives.
For more information, please contact the St. Louis County Library at 314.994.3300.
Location: Street: St. Louis County Library - Headquarters Additional: 1640 S. Lindbergh City: Saint Louis, Province: Missouri Postal Code: 63131 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
John Boyne - A History of Loneliness
Best known for The Boy in the striped pajamas
has earned acclaim for his sensitivity and masterful handling of complex social and psychological issues. His tenth novel for adults focuses on Odran Yates, an idealistic young Irishman who enters the priesthood in the 1970s. Decades later, when an innocent act is misinterpreted, Father Yates is suddenly caught up in the scandals rocking the Catholic Church. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Street: 5015 Connecticut Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20008 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
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