Read the attached article and answer the following questions about the author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, John Boyne.
1. When did John Boyne publish the novel, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas?
2. The article refers to Boyne as a “contemporary Irish novelist.” What does that mean?
3. When did Boyne first develop his interest in writing?
4. What other work has Boyne published?
5. What is the main criticism this article leveled concerning the novel, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas?