Pray for us sinners: [a novel of the Irish troubles]

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Pub. Date:
2013.
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First edition.
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English
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An explosive novel set in 1974 Belfast In 1974 Belfast, the official Irish Republican Army has lost its influence, and a more violent offshoot of it -- the Provisional IRA, or Provos -- has begun a campaign of terror, bombing indiscriminately and remorselessly with the sole purpose of making Ulster ungovernable. British army explosives expert Lieutenant Marcus Richardson is confident in his ability to prevent the Provos' damage until a home-made car bomb nearly takes his life. Recuperating in hospital, Richardson wonders how to get himself out of explosives work with his dignity intact. Major John Smith appears with the answer: one last mission, then an appointment to an elite branch of the armed services. The only catch is that the mission is far more dangerous than defusing ticking bombs. Richardson must assume the identity of a working-class Catholic, infiltrate the Belfast Provos and identify their top men. If the Provos have the slightest suspicion his story is false, he can be sure they'll dispose of him without a second thought. Richardson agrees and goes in -- but as he gets to know the killers he's meant to expose, he finds that the conflict over Ulster may not be as blac
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subject_facetBelfast (Northern Ireland) -- Fiction
British -- Northern Ireland -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Irish Republican Army -- Fiction
Northern Ireland -- History -- 1968-1998 -- Fiction
Northern Ireland -- History -- 1969-1994 -- Fiction
Ordnance disposal units -- Great Britain -- Fiction
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Political violence -- Northern Ireland -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Soldiers -- Fiction
Undercover operations -- Fiction
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Pray for us sinners [electronic resource] / Patrick Taylor
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History
Ordnance disposal units
Political violence
Soldiers
Undercover operations