The Noonday Trilogy

Paul, Elinor and Kit meet at the Slade School of Art in 1914 but their emerging friendships and romances are torn apart by the onset of WWI. On the battlefields of France, they lose not only loved ones but also a part of themselves. Years later, their youth and innocence decimated by one war, all three are faced with the horrifying prospect of living through another.

Moving through decades, from the battlefields of Ypres to the London Blitz, Pat Barker draws a detailed and richly evocative portrait of a generation shaped and haunted by the long shadow of war.