One of Britain's most acclaimed contemporary novelists, Booker Prize-winner Pat Barker is known for her Regeneration trilogy, which brought readers a compelling look at the World War I period.
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Date of Birth:
May 8, 1943
Place of Birth:
London School of Economics; Durham University
Guardian Fiction Prize for The Eye in the Door, 1994; Booker Prize for fiction for The Ghost Road, 1995
|The Regeneration Trilogy|
Set in a British military hospital during WWI, this novel blends fact and fiction, drawing its two protagonists from the pages of history. The author of Union Street, portrays overwhelmed men who try to come to terms with their outrage over a futile war.
The Eye in the Door
The Ghost Road