The Echo Chamber: Boyne turns an unhappy social media episode into a sharp and funny satire

Novelist John Boyne found himself embroiled in a Twitter storm after his novel My Brother’s Name is Jessica was criticised for its treatment of transgender issues. In his latest novel, he uses the experience to comic effect

1st August, 2021
The Echo Chamber: Boyne turns an unhappy social media episode into a sharp and funny satire
John Boyne has not been particularly known in the past for humorous writing, but in his latest novel he excels, with plenty of laugh-out-loud moments. Picture: Marc O’Sullivan

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The Echo Chamber

By John Boyne

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