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Pat Barker


UK (1943 - )

Pat Barker is one of England's most important contemporary novelists. Union St, her first novel, was published by Virago in 1982 to huge critical acclaim. Barker won the Guardian Fiction Prize in 1993 and the Booker Prize in 1995. She lives in Durham.
 
Series
 
Brooke Family
1. Life Class (2007)
2. Toby's Room (2012)
3. Noonday (2015)
 
Anthologies edited
 
Non fiction
 
Awards
Guardian Fiction Prize Best Novel winner (1993) : The Eye in the Door
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel winner (1995) : The Ghost Road
Whitbread Prize Best Novel nominee (1995) : The Ghost Road


Pat Barker recommends

The Telling (1998)
Miranda Seymour
"One of the most skillful depictions of the power of evil I have read for a long time."


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