Pat Barker (1991, 1993, 1995) Regeneration Trilogy, UK first editions, forst printings, published by Viking. All three books are flat signed by Pat Barker on the title page with volume one and volume three bearing an additional quote from the respective books.
The se is comprised of:
– ‘Regeneration (1991), first edition, first printing. Signed and lined by Pat Barker with the following quote from the book “A society that devours its own young deserves no automatic or unquestioning allegiance.” The book is unread and in absolutely fine condition with no issues whatsoever to book or dustjacket.
– ‘The Eye in the Door’ (1993), first edition, first printing. Signed by the author without further inscriptions. Near fine for the harshest of judges. Unread book with slight shelf wear.
– ‘The Ghost Road’ (1995), first edition, first printing. Signed by the author with the following quote from the book: “Murder is only killing in the wrong place.” Unread book in fine condition. Very minuscule edge wear to the wrapper which is unfaded on the spine as often found.
Provenance of the signatures: signed to us in person at the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Booker Prize in London in July 2018.
Pat Barker’s ‘Regeneration’ Trilogy is one of the most important and influential WWI novels of 20th century literature belonging to the literary canon that will be studied at schools and universities. ‘The Ghost Road’ won the 1995 (Man) Booker Prize.
A complete signed trilogy is difficult to find, and this is the most unique set with such lovely and memorable quotes added to the books.