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  • Published: 29 June 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141906430
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256
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Regeneration




A classic exploration of how the traumas of war brutalised a generation of young - published as a Penguin Essential for the first time.

Craiglockhart War Hospital, Scotland, 1917, where army psychiatrist William Rivers is treating shell-shocked soldiers. Under his care are the poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, as well as mute Billy Prior, who is only able to communicate by means of pencil and paper. Rivers's job is to make the men in his charge healthy enough to fight. Yet the closer he gets to mending his patients' minds the harder becomes every decision to send them back to the horrors of the front ...

Regeneration is the classic exploration of how the traumas of war brutalised a generation of young men.

The first book in the Regeneration trilogy

  • Published: 29 June 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141906430
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256
Categories:

About the author

Pat Barker

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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