Life Class
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  • 1
    Life Class | Pat Barker

    Life Class

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Pat Barker
    • Narrated By Finlay Robertson, Juliet Prague, Eve Webster, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (53)
    Performance
    (51)
    Story
    (51)

    Spring, 1914. The students at the Slade School of Art gather in Henry Tonks's studio for his life-drawing class. But for Paul Tarrant the class is troubling, underscoring his own uncertainty about making a mark on the world. When war breaks out and the army won't take Paul, he enlists in the Belgian Red Cross just as he and fellow student Elinor Brooke admit their feelings for one another.

    Is war experience justifiable as art?

    Pat Barker s heroine refuses on principle to find war a justifiable subject for art, even after being caught up in a raid at Ypres. Her arguments a..Show More »

    Reviewed on 22 July 2017 by Anonymous ()
  • 2
    Toby's Room | Pat Barker

    Toby's Room

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Pat Barker
    • Narrated By Juliet Prague, Kieran Bew, Finlay Robertson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (47)
    Performance
    (45)
    Story
    (40)

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Toby's Room, a dark, compelling novel of human desire, wartime horror and the power of friendship. When Toby is reported 'Missing, Believed Killed', another secret casts a lengthening shadow over Elinor's world: How exactly did Toby die - and why? Elinor determines to uncover the truth. Only then can she finally close the door to Toby's room.

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    Noonday | Pat Barker

    Noonday

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Pat Barker
    • Narrated By Anne Reid, Finlay Robertson, John Sackville, and others
    Overall
    (48)
    Performance
    (44)
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    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Noonday by Pat Barker, read by Juliet Stevenson, Stephen Boxer, John Sackville, Anne Reid & Finlay Robertson. London, the Blitz, autumn 1940. Ambulance drivers Elinor Brooke and Kit Neville ferry injured survivors from bomb sites to hospitals while Elinor's husband, Paul, works as an air-raid warden.

    Almost a documentary

    The characters are used fairly sparingly to string together some vivid, detailed descriptions of
    life in the Second World War, especially the L..Show More »

    Reviewed on 11 August 2017 by Anonymous ()