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The Eye In the Door

AuthorPat Barker

NarratorPeter Firth

SeriesRegeneration Trilogy, Book 2

Duration6h 41m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Novels, LGBTQ+ Literature

Key StageA Level

PublisherChivers

VersionUnabridged

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The second book of the 'Regeneration ' trilogy about British soldiers traumatised by World War I trench warfare and the methods used by psychiatrist William Rivers to treat them. Here, Lieutenant Billy Prior is tormented by figuring out by which side of several coins does he live - coward or hero, crazy or sane, homosexual or heterosexual, upper class or lower. He represents the upheaval in Britain during the war and the severe trauma felt by its soldiers. Winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize. CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE AND ADULT THEMES.

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