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I only got one book this week - but it looks fab - found it on www.foyles.co.uk in their signed editions section

Noah Barleywater runs away by John Boyne




In Noah Barleywater Runs Away, bestselling author John Boyne explores the world of childhood and the adventures that we can all have there. Noah is running away from his problems, or at least that's what he thinks, the day he takes the untrodden path through the forest. When he comes across a very unusual toyshop and meets the even more unusual toymaker he's not sure what to expect. But the toymaker has a story to tell, a story full of adventure, and wonder and broken promises. And Noah travels with him on a journey that will change his life for ever. A thought-provoking fable for our modern world from the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

I am in two minds about whether I will like this book - the boy in the striped pyjamas annoys me quite a bit despite the that I do like what Boyne tried to do with it. I have heard fab things about it though

Comments

asamum said…
Great book. Look forward to your review :D
Mel said…
I have The House of Special Purpose by John Boyne sitting on my TBR but haven't got round to it yet...love to know what you think of this one! :)
Mm, I'm not sure either. Looking forward to reading your review of this :)
♥Iffath said…
Haha you really love the signed editions section at Foyles, don't you?!! I have this somewhere too, looking forward to reading it!

Enjoy! ;)
I never knew about this signed editions section - must check it out! Happy reading! :)
Anastacia said…
Sometimes getting only one book is a good thing; gives you a chance to catch up a little! I only got a few this week, and I'm so happy about that.
Aisle B said…
First time I hear of this one. Enjoy :)
prophecygirl said…
Noah is a lovely book, and I really hope you enjoy it :)
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Ashley said…
Wow, great IMM! Have fun reading!

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Library Gal said…
No way! I haven't even heard of that one, I loved The Boy in Striped Pajamas-looking forward to your review
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Krystal said…
I've never heard of that book yet, but I love the cover! Looks like a great read, and I hope you enjoy it, and catch up on any books you have to read yet! Happy reading!

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Clover said…
Foyles are great, aren't they? I have this one out from the library at the moment and I'm hoping to read it this week!