The first in a stunning trilogy about the First World War, the novel takes a real life encounter between a doctor running a hospital for the wounded, and Siegfried Sassoon.
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"Makes the conversations between her poets and the doctors at the hospital sound absolutely authentic... extends the boundaries of antiwar fiction in her eloquent novel."--The New York Times
"Earns... a place on the shelf of WWI literature."--Kirkus
"Extremely accomplished and intelligent... Barker is adept at dramatizing moral dilemmas that have no easy answers."--Entertainment Weekly
"One of the most deserving winners of the prestigious Booker fiction prize in recent years."--The New York Review of Books
'A brilliant novel. Intense and subtle.' (The Times)
'Unforgettable.' (The Sunday Telegraph)
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