Harrowing, original, delicate and unforgettable Independent A masterpiece ... fiction of the highest order Sunday Express A new vision of what the First World War did to human beings, male and female, soldiers and civilians. Constantly surprising and formally superb -- A. S. Byatt Daily Telegraph One of the few real masterpieces of late twentieth-century British fiction -- Jonathan Coe One of the most distinguished works of contemporary fiction -- Barry Unsworth
About the Author
Pat Barker was born in 1943. Her books include Another World, Border Crossing, Double Vision, and the highly acclaimed Regeneration trilogy: Regeneration (1991), which was made into a film of the same name; The Eye in the Door (1993), which won the Guardian Fiction Prize; and The Ghost Road (1995), which won the Booker Prize. More recently she has published a second fiction trilogy comprising Life Class, Toby's Room, and the final novel in the series, Noonday. Pat Barker lives in Durham.