Praise for "Life Class""Beautiful and evocative . . . A coming-of-age story that transcends the individual and gestures to the fate of a generation."--"People"""Life Class" possesses organic power and narrative sweep . . . Barker conjures up the hellish terrors of war and its fallout with meticulous precision."--Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times""Here, as in her best fiction, Barker unveils psychologically rich characters . . . and resists the trappings of a neat love story, reminding us once again that in art and life we remain infinitely mysterious."--"San Francisco Chronicle"Praise for the Regeneration Trilogy"A masterwork . . . complex and ambitious."--"The""New York Times Book Review""It has been Pat Barker's accomplishment to enlarge the scope of the contemporary English novel."--"The New Yorker""A literary achievement . . . remarkable."--"San Francisco Chronicle""Some of the most powerful antiwar writing in modern fiction."--" The Boston Globe"
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About the Author
was born in 1943. Her books include the highly acclaimed Regeneration
trilogy, comprising Regeneration
(1991); which was made into a film of the same name; The Eye in the Door
(1993), which won the Guardian
Fiction Prize; and The Ghost Road
(1995), which won the Booker Prize, as well as the more recent novels Another World
, Border Crossing, Double Vision
and Life Class.
She lives in Durham.
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