Barker, Pat

| 1992

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"The trilogy is trying to tell something about the parts of war that don't get into the official accounts" -Pat Barker The first book of the Regeneration Trilogy and a Booker Prize nominee In 1917 Siegfried Sasson, noted poet and decorated war hero, publicly refused to continue serving as a British officer in World War I. His reason: the war was a senseless slaughter. He was officially classified "mentally unsound" and sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital. There a brilliant psychiatrist, Dr. William Rivers, set about restoring Sassoon's "sanity" and sending him back to the trenches. This novel tells what happened as only a novel can. It is a war saga in which not a shot is fired. It is a story of a battle for a man's mind in which only the reader can decide who is the victor, who the vanquished, and who the victim. One of the most amazing feats of fiction of our time, "Regneration "has...

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Bra, men dyster. Ett plus att den bygger på fakta som Dr Rivers, sjukhuset, Sassoon och Owen.

Karin Söder



Välskriven och svår att lägga ifrån sig. Hemskheter och livsöden. Visste inte att det var en trilogi till att börja med, så det blev en glad överraskning!