A masterfully told tale of passion, jealousy, heroism and betrayal set in the gruesome trenches of World War I.
About the Author
John Boyne is the New York Times bestselling author of several novels, including Crippen, The Thief of Time, The Congress of Rough Riders, and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, which won two Irish Book Awards, was shortlisted for the British Book Award, and was made into an award-winning Miramax feature film. John lives in Dublin. Michael Maloney is an accomplished actor and audiobook narrator. He has earned multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards, including for King of the Middle March by Keven Crossley-Holland and Put Out More Flags by Evelyn Waugh. His other recordings include The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier, Morality Play by Barry Unsworth, and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne.
Praise for The Absolutist…
"A thought-provoking and surprising page-turner that for some readers may recall Ian McEwan's Atonement, another novel with themes of war and recrimination." ---Library Journal Starred Review