The Eye in the Door by Pat Barker

The Eye in the Door by Pat Barker

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London, 1918. Billy Prior is working for Intelligence in the Ministry of Munitions. But his private encounters with women and men - pacifists, objectors, homosexuals - conflict with his duties as a soldier, and it is not long before his sense of himself fragments and breaks down.

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The Eye in the Door is the second novel in Pat Barker's classic Regeneration trilogy. Winner Of The 1993 Guardian Fiction Prize. London, 1918. Billy Prior is working for Intelligence in the Ministry of Munitions. But his private encounters with women and men - pacifists, objectors, homosexuals - conflict with his duties as a soldier, and it is not long before his sense of himself fragments and breaks down. Forced to consult the man who helped him before - army psychiatrist William Rivers - Prior must confront his inability to be the dutiful soldier his superiors wish him to be...The Eye in the Door is a heart-rending study of the contradictions of war and of those forced to live through it. "A new vision of what the First World War did to human beings, male and female, soldiers and civilians." (A S Byatt, Daily Telegraph). "Every bit as waveringly intense and intelligent as its predecessor." (Sunday Times). "Startlingly original...spellbinding." (Sunday Telegraph). "Gripping, moving, profoundly intelligent...bursting with energy and darkly funny." (Independent on Sunday). Other titles in the trilogy: Regeneration The Ghost Road.

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SKU GOR001238185
Title The Eye in the Door
Author By (author) Pat Barker
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 0141030941
ISBN 13 9780141030944
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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The Eye in the Door is the second novel in Pat Barker's classic Regeneration trilogy. Winner Of The 1993 Guardian Fiction Prize. London, 1918. Billy Prior is working for Intelligence in the Ministry of Munitions. But his private encounters with women and men - pacifists, objectors, homosexuals - conflict with his duties as a soldier, and it is not long before his sense of himself fragments and breaks down. Forced to consult the man who helped him before - army psychiatrist William Rivers - Prior must confront his inability to be the dutiful soldier his superiors wish him to be...The Eye in the Door is a heart-rending study of the contradictions of war and of those forced to live through it. "A new vision of what the First World War did to human beings, male and female, soldiers and civilians." (A S Byatt, Daily Telegraph). "Every bit as waveringly intense and intelligent as its predecessor." (Sunday Times). "Startlingly original...spellbinding." (Sunday Telegraph). "Gripping, moving, profoundly intelligent...bursting with energy and darkly funny." (Independent on Sunday). Other titles in the trilogy: Regeneration The Ghost Road.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001238185
Title The Eye in the Door
Author By (author) Pat Barker
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 288
ISBN 10 0141030941
ISBN 13 9780141030944
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No