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The Ghost Road is the Booker Prize-winning final instalment in Pat Barker's acclaimed Regeneration trilogy. 1918, the closing months of the war, and 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. Pat Barker's The Ghost Road is an account of the devastating final months of the First World War.'Unforgettable. At the end, I had tears running down my cheeks' Observer'Powerful, deeply moving' Barry Unsworth, Sunday Times'I'm convinced that the trilogy will win recognition as one of the few real masterpieces of late 20th-century British fiction' Jonathan Coe 'Outstanding' Daily Telegraph 'Harrowing, original, delicate and unforgettable' Independent 'A trilogy which is right up there with the other classics of First World War Literature' Spectator'Magnificent' Peter KempPat Barker was born in 1943. Her books include the highly acclaimed Regeneration trilogy, comprising Regeneration, which has been filmed, The Eye in the Door, which won the Guardian Fiction Prize, and The Ghost Road, which won the Booker Prize. The trilogy featured the Observer's 2012 list of the ten best historical novels. She is also the author of the more recent novels Another World, Border Crossing, Double Vision, Life Class, and Toby's Room. She lives in Durham.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd