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The Ghost Road

by Pat Barker

The third book in the Regeneration trilogy.

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.

Unforgettable, frightening . . . at the end, I had tears running down my cheeks’ Observer

‘A triumph’ Sunday Times

‘Powerful, deeply moving’ Barry Unsworth, Sunday Times

‘Outstanding’ Daily Telegraph

‘An extraordinary tour de force’ Jonathan Coe



About Pat Barker

Pat Barker was born in 1943. Her books include the highly acclaimed Regeneration trilogy, comprising Regeneration (1991), The Eye in the Door (1993) and The Ghost Road (1995), which won the Booker Prize, as well as the more recent novels Border Crossing and Double Vision. She lives in Durham.



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