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The Eye in the Door - Pat Barker
The Eye in the Door
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It is the spring of 1918, and Britain is faced with the possibility of defeat by Germany. A belaguered government and a vengeful public target two group as scapegoats: pacifists and homosexuals. Many are jailed, others lead dangerous double lives, the "the eye in the door" becomes a symbol of the... show more
It is the spring of 1918, and Britain is faced with the possibility of defeat by Germany. A belaguered government and a vengeful public target two group as scapegoats: pacifists and homosexuals. Many are jailed, others lead dangerous double lives, the "the eye in the door" becomes a symbol of the paranoia that threatens to destroy the very fabric of British society. Central to this novel are such compelling, richly imagined characters as the brilliant and compassionalte Dr. William Rivers; his most famous patient, the poet Siegfried Sassoon; and Lieutenant Billy Prior, who plays a central rold as a domestic intelligence agent. The Eye in the Door is a triumph that equals Regeneration and the third novel in the trilogy, the 1995 Booker Prize-winning The Ghost Road, establishing Pat Barker's place in the very forefront of contemporary novelists.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780452272729 (0452272726)
Publisher: Plume
Pages no: 280
Edition language: English
Series: Regeneration (#2)
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4.0 The Eye in the Door
Hm. So, I didn't like this one quite as much as Regeneration. Prior has started suffering from periods of black out, which he finds somewhat upsetting, and he meets with Dr. Rivers to determine the cause. In other news, Siegfried Sassoon pops in for a hot one for no other reason than to give Dr. Riv...
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