The Eye in the Door

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Viking, 1993 - English fiction - 280 pages
19 Reviews
Central to this novel is Lieutenant Billy Prior, recently released from treatment for shell shock by psychiatrist Dr. William Rivers. Prior is in London, assigned to a domestic Intelligence unit. His position demands that he investigate an imprisoned female pacifist accused of plotting a political assassination - a woman who raised him as a child, and who now accuses him of betraying that childhood. At the same time, he has had a casual but intense sexual encounter with a fellow patient of Dr.

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Review: The Eye in the Door (Regeneration #2)

User Review  - Siobhan Logan - Goodreads

This book is shockingly well-written. Think Dante's Inferno with an undertow of Stevenson's Jekyll & Hyde, bundled into a respectably precise historical novel. The second in Pat Barker's WW1 ... Read full review

Review: The Eye in the Door (Regeneration #2)

User Review  - Mary Crawford - Goodreads

The main character in this sequel is Billy Prior, he is now a domestic intelligence officer who is bisexual. The book tells of how pacifists (friends of Billy's) and homosexuals are scape goated in ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
18
Section 3
27
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About the author (1993)

Pat Barker's most recent novel is Another World (FSG, 1999). She is also the author of the highly acclaimed Regeneration trilogy: Regeneration; The Eye in the Door, winner of the 1993 Guardian Fiction Prize; and The Ghost Road, winner of the 1996 Booker Prize. She lives in England.

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