|Title:||The Eye in the Door (Windsor Selections)|
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|Publisher:||Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C; Large Print Ed edition (August 1, 1996)|
Pat Barker was born in Thornaby-on-Tees in 1943. She was educated at the London School of Economics and has been a teacher of history and politics. Her books include Union Street (1982), winner of the 1983 Fawcett Prize, which has been filmed as Stanley and Iris; Blow Your House Down (1984); Liza’s England (1986), formerly The Century’s Daughter; The Man Who Wasn’t There (1989); the highly acclaimed Regeneration trilogy, comprising Regeneration, The Eye in The Door, winner of the 1993 Guardian Fiction Prize, and The Ghost. Road, winner of the 1995 Booker Prize for Fiction and Another World. Everything was under dust-sheets except the tall mirror that reflected, through the open door, the mirror in the hall. Prior found himself staring down a long corridor of Priors, some with their backs to him, none more obviously real than the rest. Would you like a drink?’
Simplicity and directness have always been the hallmarks of Pat Barker's novels. Here the book continues to investigate the fracturing of personalities under pressure, focusing on Billy Prior, a bisexual working-class officer who has begun to experience 'fugue states', following which he can remember nothing of his actions. By highlighting the war's persecuted sexual and political dissenters, The Eye In the Door, like all of Barker's work, shows her commitment to the process of reclaiming silenced voices.
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From Booker Prize winner Pat Barker, a masterful novel that portrays the staggering human cost of the Great War. Admirers of her Regeneration Trilogy as well as fans of Downton Abbey and War Horse will be enthralled. With Toby’s Room, a sequel t. The Ghost Road (Regeneration, by Pat Barker. The final book in the Regeneration Trilogy, and winner of the 1995 Booker Prize "The Ghost Road" is the culminating masterpiece of Pat Barker's towering World War I fiction trilogy. The time of the novel is the closing months of the most senselessly savag
Pat Barker, The Eye in the Door. Pat Barker, The Ghost Road. Richard Bausch, In the Night Season. Peter Blauner, The Intruder. Paul Bowles, The Sheltering Sky. T. Coraghessan Boyle, The Tortilla Curtain. Bill Bryson, A Walk in the Woods. Christopher Buckley, Thank You for Smoking. Raymond Carver, Where I’m Calling From. Michael Chabon, Werewolves in Their Youth. Windsor Chorlton, Latitude Zero. Michael Connelly, The Poet. Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness.
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 b. .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.
Much of the novel and its imagery takes place in London during World War I from 1914 to 1918. The horrors of mechanized war, rigid class divisions, and sexual ambiguity comprise the thematic foundation of this novel.
The Eye in the Door (Pat Barker). 9. The Ghost Road (Pat Barker). 10. Bausch, Richard: In the Night Season. Werewolves in Their Youth (Michael Chabon). 18. Chorlton, Windsor: Latitude Zero.