Noonday

Product Number: EB00612647
Released: Mar 08, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780385537735
Publisher: Anchor
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A new novel from the Booker Prize winning Pat Barker, author of the Regeneration Trilogy, that unforgettably portrays London during the Blitz (her first portrayal of World War II) and reconfirms her place in the very top rank of British novelists. London, the Blitz, Autumn 1940. As the bombs fall on the blacked-out city, ambulance driver Elinor Brooke races from bomb sites to hospitals trying to save the lives of injured survivors, working alongside former friend Kit Neville, while her husband Paul Tarrant works as an air-raide warden. Once fellow students at the Slade School of Fine Art before the First World War destroyed the hopes of their generation, they now find themselves caught in another war, this time at home. As the bombing intensifies, the constant risk of death makes all three reach out for quick consolation. And into their midst comes the spirit medium Bertha Mason, grotesque and unforgettable, whose ability to make contact with the deceased finds vastly increased demands as death rains down from the skies. Old loves and obsessions resurface until Elinor is brought face to face with an almost impossible choice. Completing the story of Elinor Brooke, Paul Tarrant and Kit Neville begun with Life Class and continued with Toby's Room, Noonday is both a stand-alone novel and the climax of a trilogy. Writing about the Second World War for the first time, Pat Barker brings the besieged and haunted city of London into electrifying life in her most powerful novel since the Regeneration trilogy.

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Author(s): Pat Barker
Series: Life Class Series No: 3
Original Publish Date: Mar 08, 2016

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Author(s): Pat Barker
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Product Number DD23081
Released: Mar 08, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504686082
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Author(s): Pat Barker
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Product Number Z100017067
Released: Mar 08, 2016
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ISBN: #9781504686020

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