Title: Cambridge Wizard Student Guide Border Crossing
Publisher: United Kingdom Cambridge University Press 17/Mar/2004
ISBN Number: 0521547040 / 9780521547048
Seller ID: 6341
Border Crossing is a psychological thriller by noted contemporary author Pat Barker. It concerns a disturbed young man, jailed for the murder of an old lady, who years later seeks out the psychologist responsible for his commitment - though his motives remain unclear. The text explores the troubling but highly relevant issues of crime, punishment and morality. Written by an experienced teacher, this guide offers you background notes on the author, and on the novel's genre, structure and style. You are then taken through the text chapter by chapter, with teacher explanations of the author's subtext. To extend your understanding and interpretation of the text, this guide also includes comprehensive notes on characters and themes, critical assessments of the novel, and a two full length A+ essays on the text.