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Pat Barker

1943 - Today

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Patricia Mary W. Barker, (née Drake; born 8 May 1943) is an English writer and novelist. She has won many awards for her fiction, which centres on themes of memory, trauma, survival and recovery. Her work is described as direct, blunt and plainspoken. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pat Barker has received more than 273,547 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Pat Barker is the 4,886th most popular writer (down from 4,377th in 2019), the 4,013th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,684th in 2019) and the 468th most popular British Writer.

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  • 270k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.49

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Pat Barker ranks 4,886 out of 5,794Before her are Robert Christgau, Leigh Hunt, David Storey, Robert Bly, Linton Kwesi Johnson, and Niccolò Ammaniti. After her are John of Worcester, Rick Warren, Ágnes Gergely, Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Nedim Gürsel, and Karel Schoeman.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1943, Pat Barker ranks 462Before her are Steven Bochco, Steven Millhauser, Butler Lampson, François Mazet, Bobby Keys, and Roger Kolo. After her are Mike Ratledge, Toni Basil, Edwin Hawkins, Max Jean, Janet Evanovich, and Francisco Valdés.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Pat Barker ranks 4,013 out of 6,924Before her are John Farnham (1949), James D'Arcy (1975), Horace Lamb (1849), Nicholas Hawksmoor (1661), Mark Selby (1983), and Luke Goss (1968). After her are Sybil Thorndike (1882), Paul Ince (1967), John of Worcester (1100), Maisie Williams (1997), Jack Butler Yeats (1871), and Mike Hodges (1932).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Pat Barker ranks 468Before her are Edward Rutherfurd (1948), Stephen Leacock (1869), Ian McDonald (1960), Walter de la Mare (1873), Leigh Hunt (1784), and David Storey (1933). After her are John of Worcester (1100), John Clare (1793), Martin Litchfield West (1937), Dick King-Smith (1922), Owen Barfield (1898), and William Cobbett (1763).