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- C. Christopher Pavek, National Economic Research As socs. Lib., Washington, D.C.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Barker uses historical characters as well as invented ones.
That being said, I found this a very interesting and easy read: one of those books that keeps you up too late trying to finish one more chapter.
Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, Dr. Rivers, Robert Graves, and other secondary characters are real.
Story never really went any where - if you know your history you are already aware of these issues.Published 3 days ago by Lisa
Fascinating insight into the motivation and psychology of Siegfried Sassoon, the poet and WW1 war hero who demanded an end to the war, even though he returned to the front after... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Karin B. Costello
This historical novel is the first in Barker’s acclaimed trilogy and is set mostly at the Craiglockhart War Hospital near Edinburgh, Scotland. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard Reynolds
This is a remarkable trilogy by a very gifted writer. You have to put your mind to it but it is engrossing and memorable. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dem. Ph.D
Interesting characters in a book about WW II shell shock. It takes place in a mental hospital and shows the different ways shell shock manifested itself and different treatments. Read morePublished 2 months ago by pb328
Barker's elaboration of historical events becomes one of the great pacifist statements in 20th c literature. Don't miss the connections with Britten's War Requiem.Published 3 months ago by Charles Pailthorp
The first book of the Regeneration trilogy is a good introduction to the wonderful prose of Pat Barker, as she tells the story of soldiers in a rehabilitation hospital during World... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jack M. Walter
Awful, biased, anti-war novel clouded by her feelings about what happened to her grandfather and the fact that WWI put Britain's economy in the toilet.Published 3 months ago by Audrey Graham