Silence Of The Girls

by Pat Barker

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  • to try to get my brain off the twitter news cycle, getting back into books... just finished the perfect predator (epidemiologist’s memoir about fighting a superbug). concurrently reading silence of the girls (trojan war retelling), and just started pale rider (about spanish flu)Link to Tweet

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She offers nuanced, complex portraits of characters and stories familiar from mythology, which, seen from Briseis's perspective, are rife with newfound revelations. Barker's latest builds on her decades-long study of war and its impact on individual lives--and it is nothing short of magnificent"--.