The Eye in the Door (Signed copy)
Signed by Pat Barker, the second in the Regeneration trilogy
First edition, first printing hardback in dustwrapper. 22.5 × 14cm, 280pp.
Signed directly to the title page by Pat Barker.
London, 1918. Billy Prior is working for Intelligence in the Ministry of Munitions. But his private encounters with women and men—pacifists, objectors, homosexuals—conflict with his duties as a soldier, and it is not long before his sense of himself fragments and breaks down. Forced to consult the man who helped him before—army psychiatrist William Rivers—Prior must confront his inability to be the dutiful soldier his superiors wish him to be...
A good copy but with some wear. There is a "damaged" stamp from the publishers to the bottom edge of the pages but I can't see anything intrinsically wrong with the book. There is foxing to the page edges and a slight lean to the spine. Otherwise, the binding is strong, and the dustwrapper has not been price-clipped and is now within a protective sleeve.