Saturday, 11 May 2013

A review of Toby's room by Pat Barker


This was the first Pat Barker book I have read and it won't be my last as I had to buy "Life Class," to get the introductions to the characters. I started off thinking this was the first in the Regeneration series and was slightly disappointed that it wasn't. After about ten pages, I thought I had mistaken the blurb and bought a romance; in the end it was a truly remarkable story depicting the horrors of WW1 and the struggle for the beginnings of what we now call plastic surgery.

Alan Place
Writer of From Elgar to Vaughan Williams


http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BNDHL0U

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