Next of Kin: A Novel

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Macmillan, Feb 3, 2009 - Fiction - 368 pages
4 Reviews

The New York Times bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
It is 1936, and London is abuzz with gossip about the affair between King Edward VIII and Mrs. Simpson. Owen Montignac, the handsome and charismatic scion of a wealthy family, is anxiously awaiting the reading of his late uncle's will. He must pay 50,000 worth of gambling debts by Christmas or he'll soon find himself six feet under. In his desperation, he discovers that the royal scandal could provide the means for profit . . . and for murder.

 

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User Review  - Floratina - LibraryThing

This book again is completely different from the other books by John Boyne I've read. It's a subtle crime novel as well as an intrigue novel. I think this to be one of his best books. It was just so ... Read full review

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User Review  - Floratina - LibraryThing

READ IN ENGLISH This book again is completely different from the other books by John Boyne I've read. It's a subtle crime novel as well as an intrigue novel. I think this to be one of his best books ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
5
Section 3
9
Section 4
22
Section 5
44
Section 6
75
Section 7
79
Section 8
84
Section 18
192
Section 19
197
Section 20
224
Section 21
229
Section 22
242
Section 23
255
Section 24
260
Section 25
265

Section 9
90
Section 10
105
Section 11
115
Section 12
119
Section 13
136
Section 14
143
Section 15
148
Section 16
176
Section 17
181
Section 26
293
Section 27
299
Section 28
307
Section 29
313
Section 30
319
Section 31
331
Section 32
344
Section 33
352
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About the author (2009)

John Boyne is the author of Crippen, The Thief of Time, and the New York Times and internationally bestselling The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Boyne won two Irish Book Awards for The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, which has recently been made into a Miramax feature film, and his novels have been translated into more than thirty languages. He lives with his partner in Dublin.

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