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Everyone living in the 21st century who cares about the future of humanity -- not to mention fine literature -- should read this extremely skillfully written, emotionally powerful... Read morePublished on Oct. 24 2003
Not your ordinary war read. I love authors that take a topic of huge proportions, say World War I, and write a book that actually stands taller in the imagination of the reader as... Read morePublished on Jan. 9 2003 by "jenniferbraun"
The ghost road is written by a woman who thinks she knows the details of a man's life in WW1. This can be added to the long list of [bad] books that have won the booker prize. Read morePublished on Dec 16 2002 by playthegame
The Ghost Road draws the reader in immediately with very restrained lyrical prose -- it reminded me of tight, well crafted poetry that is full of raw imagery and free of... Read morePublished on July 18 2001 by live to try
This is good book contrasting two societies and their relationship to war. An officer, recovered from shell shock returns to the front while the psychiatrist who treated him... Read morePublished on April 30 2001 by Peter Johns
Dull. Dissapointing. Snobbery is evident within the narrative - i.e. from the writer not the characters, - ranks below officer are as a seperate species. Read morePublished on March 12 2001 by Sean Murphy
Statement against the continuation of the War (1917)
I am making this statement as an act of willful defiance of military authority, because I believe that the war is being... Read more
This was a people perishing from the absence of war.
"The Ghost Road" ends the 3-book cycle written by Pat Barker of her study of World War I, the men who were part of history... Read more