Fleur Fisher in Her World recently read and reviewed Toby’s Room by Pat Barker for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s an excerpt:
Pat Barker writes well, without fuss and with clarity, always with the story to the fore. But she held me at a distance. At first I found it difficult to care about these people and their lives. Then though something changed. As the story progressed I was drawn in, by the devastating portrayals of Elinor’s overwhelming grief and Kit’s unspeakable situation.
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