By (author) Pat Barker
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Life Class by Pat Barker
Book DescriptionIn the spring of 1914, a group of students at the Slade School of Art have gathered for a life-drawing class. Paul Tarrant is easily distracted by an intriguing fellow student, Elinor Brooke, but watches from afar when a well-known painter catches her eye. After World War I begins, Paul tends to the dying soldiers from the front line as a Belgian Red Cross volunteer, but the longer he remains, the greater the distance between him and home becomes. By the time he returns, Paul must confront not only the overwhelming, perhaps impossible challenge of how to express all that he has seen and experienced, but also the fact that life, and love, will never be the same for him again.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780307387806
Paperback / softback
(202mm x 138mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Anchor Books
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Pat Barker
Pat Barker is most recently the author of the novelsToby's RoomandLife Class, as well as the highly acclaimed Regeneration Trilogy: Regeneration;The Eye in the Door, winner of the Guardian Fiction Prize; andThe Ghost Road, winner of the Booker Prize; as well as seven other novels. She lives in the north of England."
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