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The Ghost Road - Pat Barker
The Ghost Road
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1918, the closing months of the war. Army psychiatrist William Rivers is increasingly concerned for the men who have been in his care – particularly Billy Prior, who is about to return to combat in France with young poet Wilfred Owen. As Rivers tries to make sense of what, if anything, he has... show more
1918, the closing months of the war. Army psychiatrist William Rivers is increasingly concerned for the men who have been in his care – particularly Billy Prior, who is about to return to combat in France with young poet Wilfred Owen. As Rivers tries to make sense of what, if anything, he has done to help these injured men, Prior and Owen await the final battles in a war that has decimated a generation...

"The Ghost Road" is the Booker Prize winning account of the devastating final months of the First World War.  

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Format: papier
ISBN: 9780141030951
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Regeneration (#3)
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meganbaxter
meganbaxter rated it
What becomes of us when all we know is death and killing, and that is taken away?If that is the question being asked, the answer is not forthcoming. The book ends just before the war does, so we never get to see how any surviving characters would reintegrate into civilian life. From their worries, t...
Ko
Ko rated it
re-read (audiobook)
lizpatanders
lizpatanders rated it
Overall this was an enjoyable book, although at times the characters got confusing. I thought it was interesting that it was written from the male perspective by a female author, and I really enjoyed the sections that gave background on the characters before the war. I read this for a class and wi...
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