Mutiny on the Bounty
Author: John Boyne
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Price: $34.95 (Hardcover)

John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas — his depiction of children during the Second World War — returns with Mutiny on the Bounty, focusing on a new young boy and his fictionalized experience aboard the historical HMS Bounty. John Jacob Turnstile, 14, is a name familiar to the police in the island city Portsmouth, England. But when he’s about to be thrown in jail, the authorities offer him an alternative — to board the Tahiti-bound cargo ship as valet to the captain, William Bligh. The expedition antics are comically detailed at length, while John Jacob learns his lesson in a whole new way.

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