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Nicholls, Barker and Makumbi in novel-writing podcast series

A podcast has launched aimed at helping aspiring writers to write a novel, with guest speakers including acclaimed authors such as David Nicholls and Pat Barker. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 02:25:32 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton scoops sequel to Barker's Trojan bestseller

Hamish Hamilton has scooped the follow-up to Pat Barker's bestseller The Women of Troy (Penguin). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-08 05:47:02 UTC ]
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Pat Barker’s ‘The Women of Troy’ continues her brilliant reassessment of the Trojan War

The follow-up to “The Silence of the Girls” follows Briseis after the death of Achilles. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-24 13:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH signs audio rights to Barker catalogue

Penguin Random House has acquired the audio rights for Pat Barker's catalogue, commissioning new readings by a star cast including include Simon Russell Beale (pictured).   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-08 02:15:03 UTC ]
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Barker questions publishing's long-term commitment to diversity

Pat Barker says she has a distrust of the publishing industry’s regional and class diversity drives because it could be "fashionable" and may not represent a long-term commitment. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-27 18:57:47 UTC ]
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Barker's Iliad retelling optioned for film

Pat Barker’s The Silence of the Girls (Hamish Hamilton), has been taken up as an "ambitious" film project by the BBC and Element Pictures. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pat Barker | 'I didn’t read ‘The Iliad’ until I was more than adult'

Pat Barker’s latest novel may be set 4,000 years ago but there are plenty of parallels with modernity. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pat Barker to publish 'radical' retelling of the Iliad

Hamish Hamilton has acquired a new novel by Booker Prize winner Pat Barker retelling "one of the most dramatic sequences of events in literature", the Iliad. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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