Next of Kin

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Penguin Books, 2006 - Debtor and creditor - 501 pages
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It is 1936, and London is abuzz wth gossip about the affair between Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson. Meanwhile charismatic aristocrat Owen Montignac, heir to the vast Montignac fortune, is awaiting the reading of his Uncle Peter's will. For Owen has run up huge gambling debts and Peter's death has come not a moment too soon.

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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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Section 2
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Section 3
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Acclaimed Irish novelist John Boyne was born in Dublin, Ireland on April 30, 1971. He studied English Literature at Trinity College, Dublin and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. He has written dozens of short stories and many novels, including the New York Times bestseller The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. An award-winning film adaptation of this work was released in 2008. In 2015 his title, A History of Lonelines made The New Zealand Best Seller List.

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