Boy In Striped Pyjamas Chapter Reviews
* Bruno tells us that out of all of Berlin, the people he misses most are his Grandparents. That he missed the little restaurant that his grandfather had dedicated his whole life to, and he missed the shows that Gretel, Grandmother and himself used to put on every Christmas. * We learn that, although Bruno’s grandfather was so proud of his son that he had such a great job involved in the war, Bruno’s Grandmother was the total opposite. She couldn’t stand the thought that her son was in charge of a death camp and responsible for killing thousands of helpless Jews. * Bruno writes his grandparents a letter saying how much he hates being at Out-With and that he wishes he was back home with them, he tells them about the garden and the house, and the big wire fence. The last thing he talks about is the people on the other side of the fence in the striped pyjamas. He then says that he misses them heaps and signs off with ‘your loving grandson’. Chapter 9
* Lieutenant Kotler walks around Bruno’s house like he owns the place, even when father is there, and when he’s not doing that, he’s either in Father’s office, which is Out Of Bounds At All Times No Exceptions, or out the front with Gretel while she flirts with him. * The servants still came in and washed up and Maria still worked, mostly cleaning up and putting clothes away. * Father decided it was time for the children to return to their studies. So Gretel and Bruno’s parents hired a tutor by the name of Herr Liszt, who, much to Bruno’s dismay, was very fond of history and geography. * The children learn that Herr Liszt does not like story books at all and won’t let them read while he is home. They are only allowed to read factual books. * Bruno tells us that when he lived in Berlin, he used to love exploring, but now, at Out-With, he couldn’t for two reasons. 1. He had no one to do it with. 2. His parents wouldn’t let him go out the back...
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