'The Boy in the Striped Pajamas,' is getting a sequel

 

March 18, 2022



(JTA) — A best-selling children’s novel that the Auschwitz Memorial and Museum has said “should be avoided by anyone who studies or teaches about the history of the Holocaust” is getting a sequel.

John Boyne, the Irish author of “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas,” announced Wednesday that he would be publishing a follow-up to the 2006 blockbuster about a 9-year-old German boy’s friendship with a Jewish child imprisoned at Auschwitz.

The new book, he said, would be told from the perspective of the German boy’s sister, Gretel.

The announcement comes just weeks after “The Boy i...



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