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Pat Barker

Anne McElvoy talks to writer Pat Barker about her acclaimed novels set during the First World War, in a discussion at BBC Radio 3's Free Thinking festival.

Pat Barker is the author of the acclaimed Regeneration Trilogy about the trauma of the First World War which established her as one of Britain's finest contemporary novelists. Ghost Road won the Man Booker Prize in 1995. She talks to Anne McElvoy and meets members of New Writing North's book clubs at Radio 3's Free Thinking festival. Pat Barker talks about her most recent novel, Life Class, in which she returns to the backdrop of the First World War to explore ideas of class, sex, society and art.

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