Published by Doubleday

Not yet Published at Time of going to Press – 1 October 2015

In some ways this is a study of humanity. The weeker side, the side that becomes entranced with power and all that goes with it. It is a story of a friendship torn apart by war, influence and circumstance – a tale of remorse.

It is around 10 years ago that The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas was published. That book had an enormous impact in the world of children’s publishing and with readers of all ages. This is in someways more intense and less of a fable.

Unless we have experienced, how are we to know how we would behave?

That though is something for each of us to wonder…