The Ghost Road by Pat Barker

This is the final book of “The Regeneration” trilogy.

This saga on World War I continues.

The psychologist Dr. Rivers is still feeling guilty for having sent Siegfried Sassoon back to the front. In the meantime he got influenza and under fever, he remembers his experience studying a South Pacific tribe.

Some Owen’s letters appears during the narrative, showing the insights at battlefields and trenches as well.

Some scenes of the famous Battle of the Somme is described through Owen’s letters.

According to Wikipedia, the result of this battle was indecisive.

By the end, the death of an agonizing soldier and his family farewell is described with full emotion by the author.


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