The Eye in the Door

The Eye in the Door

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London, 1918. Billy Prior is working for Intelligence in the Ministry of Munitions. But his private encounters with women and men – pacifists, objectors, homosexuals – conflict with his duties as a soldier, and it is not long before his sense of himself fragments and breaks down. 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 wish him to be …The Eye in the Door is a heart-rending study of the contradictions of war and of those forced to live through it.The second book in the Regeneration trilogy

The Eye in the Door is the second novel in Pat Barker's classic Regeneration trilogy.

WINNER OF THE 1993 GUARDIAN FICTION PRIZE.

London, 1918. Billy Prior is working for Intelligence in the Ministry of Munitions. But his private encounters with women and men - pacifists, objectors, homosexuals - conflict with his duties as a soldier, and it is not long before his sense of himself fragments and breaks down. 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 wish him to be ...

The Eye in the Door is a heart-rending study of the contradictions of war and of those forced to live through it.

'A new vision of what the First World War did to human beings, male and female, soldiers and civilians'A. S. Byatt, Daily Telegraph

'Every bit as waveringly intense and intelligent as its predecessor'Sunday Times

'Startlingly original . . . spellbinding'Sunday Telegraph

'Gripping, moving, profoundly intelligent . . . bursting with energy and darkly funny' Independent on Sunday

Other titles in the trilogy:
Regeneration
The Ghost Road



Publisher: London : Viking, 2008
ISBN: 9780141906447
0141906448
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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nadian Aug 21, 2010

Sexual Content: Graphic descriptions of sexual scenes

nadian Aug 21, 2010

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

nadian Aug 21, 2010

Violence: Descriptions of war violence and some domestic violence

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*Read second* in Regeneration series

nadian Aug 21, 2010

Every bit as intriguing and shocking as the first installment but with a greater focus on ordinary life away from the trenches during the war.

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nadian Aug 21, 2010

The Second Book in the Regeneration Trilogy:
London, 1918. Billy Prior is working for Intelligence in the Ministry of Munitions. But his private encounters with women and men - pacifists, objectors, homosexuals - conflict with his duties as a soldier, and it is not long before his sense of himself fragments and breaks down. 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 wish him to be...

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