Double VisionBook - 2004
In the aftermath of covering 9/11, English war reporter Stephen Sharkey and photographer Ben Frobisher leave New York and part company. Stephen returns to the devastating discovery of the end of his marriage; while on assignment in Afghanistan Ben is killed. Retreating to the English countryside to write a book questioning the role of the war reporter and photographer Stephen enters into complicated relationships with Ben's widow Kate, a sculptor, her disturbing and sinister young studio assistant, and a young au-pair. Set far from the literal theatre of war, "Double Vision" is nonetheless a novel about its representation and effects as Pat Barker once more lays bare the complexities of desire and violence.
Publisher: Anstey, Eng. : Thorpe, 2004, c2003.
Edition: Large print ed.
Characteristics: 307 p. ;,24 cm.
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