Saturday, September 15, 2018

John Boyne's six best books

John Boyne is an Irish author best known for The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, which was made into a film in 2008. His latest novel is A Ladder To The Sky. One of his six best books, as shared at the Daily Express:
MOBY DICK by Herman Melville

Every few books, I try to get through a classic that I’ve never read.

I was talking recently with John Irving who’d just got a Moby Dick tattoo, plus I was doing a festival on Nantucket, where the story starts.

People say it’s a slog and there’s too much about whales but it’s strangely hypnotic.
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