The First World War in Pat Barker’s ‘The Silence of the Girls’

Back in 2019, I set out to read all the new novels about the Trojan War, focalised on the perspectives of various ‘silent’ women in the Iliad. I didn’t get very far, because though I found it an interesting enough exercise, they left me rather cold. This is not because I’m some sort of HomericContinue reading “The First World War in Pat Barker’s ‘The Silence of the Girls’”