Anatomy of a Soldier

Anatomy of a Soldier

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ISBN
9780571325832
Published
29/12/2016
9780571325832
Format
Paperback
Price
£7.99
Paperback
320

About the Book

Imagine if your whole life changed in the blink of an eye . . .

Captain Tom Barnes is leading British troops into a war zone when he is gravely injured by an exploding IED. This devastating moment and the transformative months that follow are narrated here by forty-five objects, telling one unforgettable story.

Imagine if your whole life changed in the blink of an eye . . . Captain Tom Barnes is leading British troops into a war zone when he is gravely injured by an exploding IED. This devastating moment and the transformative months that follow are narrated here by forty-five objects, telling one unforgettable story.
  • Harry Parker

    Harry Parker grew up in Wiltshire. He was educated at Falmouth College of Art and University College London. He joined the British Army when he was 23 and served in Iraq in 2007 and Afghanistan in 2009 as a Captain. He is now a writer and artist and lives in London.
“ A great novel: a ­defining work . . . It will be read with wonder, with respect and with gratitude. ”
- New Statesman
“Surprising and daring . . . Inanimate objects tell the story of a soldier’s catastrophic tour of Afghanistan and its aftermath. It sounds odd but it’s entirely engaging, thought provoking and moving.”
- Val McDermid, Guardian 'Books of the Year'

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