Tag Archives: Pat Barker

what is the secret to being a successful writer?

When we think of successful creative people we tend to think of artistic geniuses like Shakespeare or Michael Angelo or Wordsworth or Mary Shelly … you know who I mean, special people. However, research shows categorically that there is no specific … Continue reading

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Pat Barker and the glorious dead – my last EIBF interview (really! and no swearing, not this time)

On Sunday I went to my last Edinburgh International Book Festival event, which  was chaired by Allan Little,  war/special  correspondent for the BBC. He talked to Pat Barker.  Pat Barker’s most well known books to me are The Regeneration Trilogy: … Continue reading

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