Sharply written and elegantly constructed...breathtaking * Guardian * A compelling read * Literary Review * Thoughtful, ambiguous and powerful * Sunday Telegraph * A compelling read * Literary Review *
Pat Barker was born in Yorkshire and began her literary career in her forties, when she took a short writing course taught by Angela Carter. She has published sixteen novels, including her masterful Regeneration Trilogy which includes the Booker Prize-winning The Ghost Road. The Silence of the Girls was shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction and won an Independent Bookshop Award 2019. The Women of Troy was a number one Sunday Times bestseller. The Voyage Home continues the series.