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A Traveller at the Gates of Wisdom

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Some stories are universal. They play out across human history. And time is the river which will flow through them. It starts with a family, a family which will mutate. For now, it is a father, mother and two sons. One with his father's violence in his blood. One who lives his mother's artistry. One leaves. One stays. They will be joined by others whose deeds will change their fate. It is a beginning. Their stories will intertwine and evolve over the course of two thousand years - they will meet again and again ... Read more

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Black Swan
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London, United Kingdom
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About John Boyne
John Boyne is the author of thirteen novels for adults, six for younger readers and a collection of short stories. His 2006 novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas has sold more than 11 million copies worldwide and has been adapted for cinema, theatre, ballet and opera. His many international bestsellers include The Heart's Invisible Furies and A Ladder to ... Read more

Reviews for A Traveller at the Gates of Wisdom
An ambitious, epic sweep of a book...John Boyne brilliantly and economically creates a sense of history and place... an enthralling read
S: The Sunday Express Magazine
This novel combines the pleasures of good old-fashioned storytelling with the excitement of finding a writer who makes you look at the world anew
Daily Express
Throbs with enduring love, ... Read more

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