The Eye in the Door

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Penguin, 2011 - Psychiatrists - 280 pages
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London, 1918. Billy Prior works for Intelligence in the Ministry of Munitions. But his private encounters with women and men, pacifists, objectors and homosexuals conflict with his duties as a soldier, and before long his sense of himself fragments. 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 require him to be . . . The second book in the Regenerationseries.

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Barker's Regeneration (1992) was a fine novelistic reconstruction of the psychiatric mission to heal British officers damaged by World War I horrors; this equally impressive companion volume ... Read full review

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Revisiting World War I England to explore war and its effects on individuals and society, Barker brings back characters that readers will remember from Regeneration(LJ 3/1/92), including bisexual war ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Pat Barker was born in 1943. Her books include the highly acclaimed Regeneration trilogy, comprising Regeneration (1991), The Eye in the Door (1993) and The Ghost Road (1995), which won the Booker Prize, as well as the more recent novels Border Crossing and Double Vision. She lives in Durham.

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