The masterful second novel in Pat Barker's classic 'Regeneration' trilogy - from the Booker Prize-winning and Women's Prize-shortlisted author of The Silence of the Girls

 

WINNER OF THE 1993 GUARDIAN FICTION PRIZE

 

London, 1918. Billy Prior is working for Intelligence in the Ministry of Munitions. But his private encounters with women and men - pacifists, objectors, homosexuals - conflict with his duties as a soldier, and it is not long before his sense of himself fragments and breaks down.

 

Forced to consult the man who helped him before - army psychiatrist William Rivers - Prior must confront his inability to be the dutiful s