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The Booker Prize-winning final novel in Pat Barker's classic Regeneration trilogy - from the acclaimed author of The Silence of the Girls.

1918, the closing months of the war. 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. As Rivers tries to make sense of what, if anything, he has done to help these injured men, Prior and Owen await the final battles in a war that has decimated a generation. The Ghost Road is a vivid and unforgettable account of the devastating final months of the First World War.

©1995 Pat Barker (P)2021 Penguin Audio

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"An extraordinary tour de force. One of the few real masterpieces of late 20th-century British fiction." (Jonathan Coe) 

"Powerful, deeply moving.... A triumph." (Sunday Times

"Harrowing, original, unforgettable." (Independent

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  • 24-11-21

Unbelevably good

The Trilogy is a genius masterpiece. So penetrating, rich and true. Recommended from my heart.