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Regeneration

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A powerfully moving modern classic from one of Britain's greatest living storytellers - the bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of The Silence of the Girls

Recommended by Richard Osman

Regeneration is a masterful and richly immersive portrait of extraordinary lives played out in the shadow of the First World War...

'Unforgettable' Sunday Telegraph

Craiglockhart War Hospital, Scotland, 1917, and army psychiatrist William Rivers is treating shell-shocked soldiers. Under his care are the poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, as well as mute Billy Prior, who is only able to communicate by means of pencil and paper. Rivers's job is to make the men in his charge healthy enough to fight. Yet the closer he gets to mending his patients' minds the harder becomes every decision to send them back to the horrors of the front. Pat Barker's Regeneration is the classic exploration of how the traumas of war brutalised a generation of young men.
'One of the strongest and most interesting novelists of her generation' Guardian
Regeneration is the first novel in Pat Barker's essential trilogy about the First World War. Discover the whole trilogy:

Regeneration
The Eye in the Door
The Ghost Road


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Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

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  • ISBN: 9780141906430
  • Release date: May 1, 2008

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  • ISBN: 9780141906430
  • File size: 1913 KB
  • Release date: May 1, 2008

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subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

A powerfully moving modern classic from one of Britain's greatest living storytellers - the bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of The Silence of the Girls

Recommended by Richard Osman

Regeneration is a masterful and richly immersive portrait of extraordinary lives played out in the shadow of the First World War...

'Unforgettable' Sunday Telegraph

Craiglockhart War Hospital, Scotland, 1917, and army psychiatrist William Rivers is treating shell-shocked soldiers. Under his care are the poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, as well as mute Billy Prior, who is only able to communicate by means of pencil and paper. Rivers's job is to make the men in his charge healthy enough to fight. Yet the closer he gets to mending his patients' minds the harder becomes every decision to send them back to the horrors of the front. Pat Barker's Regeneration is the classic exploration of how the traumas of war brutalised a generation of young men.
'One of the strongest and most interesting novelists of her generation' Guardian
Regeneration is the first novel in Pat Barker's essential trilogy about the First World War. Discover the whole trilogy:

Regeneration
The Eye in the Door
The Ghost Road


Expand title description text