From Publishers Weekly
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Sibling rivalry, blended families, PTSD, and the disastrous PALs Divisions of the Great War (WW1) these are just some of the themes that the author masterfully addresses in this... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Dude's Mom
A wonderful author, but a poor example of her ability. The storey is mediocra and themes are not followed through. Characterisation is poor and one dimensonal.Published on June 1, 2014 by Mary-Anne
the stories links past and present . The most important feature : recognition to those men who fought the war and when they were back they carried all the miseries a war gives to... Read morePublished on March 19, 2014 by amateco
The book is a little confused. It is okay if you have a lot free time and just want read for fun....Published on October 31, 2013 by Wendy Z
Ms. Barker is one of my favorite fiction writers. Her books are in a special pantheon for me, as I am not a heavy fiction reader. Read morePublished on January 29, 2013 by GoldenAger
Shipping was excellent.
Book was so so It took all the book to appreciate what barker was trying to say about modern life and family and world war I and a survivor..
This is a funny book, not that it is funny though! But reading it I was wondering - What kind of book is this? There is a ghost in it, so I thought maybe it is ghost story? Read morePublished on April 17, 2010 by Rune Rindel Hansen
Barker's popularity and respected position guarantee that one of the comments in any discussion of this work will be: so there is no direct line of amelioration of a woman's lot... Read morePublished on July 20, 2007 by terry
This book was my introduction to Pat Barker. I picked it up at in a bookshop, attracted by the fact that she was a Booker Prize winner. I wasn't disappointed. Read morePublished on December 25, 2005 by Captain Rich