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Author Barker, Pat, 1943-

Title The ghost road / Pat Barker.

Imprint New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Dutton, [1996]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Fiction    BARKER,PAT    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction    FIC BARKER,P    Available
Description 277 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "A William Abrahams book."
Summary A World War I novel on civilized and uncivilized warfare. The protagonist is a British psychologist, treating soldiers for shell shock. Before the war he lived in a British colony in the Far East, studying headhunters until the practice was banned by the British as uncivilized. Now, as he witnesses the carnage of civilized artillery and machine guns he asks himself why is this not banned? By the author of The Eye in the Door.
Subject Rivers, W. H. R. (William Halse Rivers), 1864-1922 -- Fiction.
Owen, Wilfred, 1893-1918 -- Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Psychiatrists -- Fiction.
Poets -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
War stories.
Biographical fiction.
ISBN 0525941916 (acid-free paper)
9780525941910 (acid-free paper)

 
    
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