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Double Vision by Pat Barker

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Stephen embarks on a book about the images of war, based on his late friend Ben Frobisher's photographs. He is having recurring nightmares of his time in Sarajevo, threatening his peace of mind. This is a novel about the atrocity of war and how two men struggle to come to terms with it.


Insomnia, exhaustion, recurring nightmares Stephen Sharkey is suffering the aftereffects of his career as a war reporter, most recently in Afghanistan, where Ben Frobisher, war photographer and friend, has been shot dead on assignment. Hanging up his flak jacket and turning his back on the everyday reality of war, Stephen moves into a quiet and peaceful cottage in the north of England. It seems the perfect environment in which to write his book on the representations of war one that will be based largely on Ben Frobisher's work. But Stephen's supposed isolation offers no protection from other people's suffering or the shattering effects of human brutality ...

Additional Information

SKU GOR000429597
Title Double Vision
Author By (author) Pat Barker
Contributor By (author) Gilli Wright
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2004
Page Number 320
ISBN 0140270752
ISBN13 9780140270754
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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