Anatomy of a Killing

Anatomy of a Killing Life and Death on a Divided Island

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On the morning of Saturday 22nd April 1978, members of an Active Service Unit of the IRA hijacked a car and crossed the countryside to the town of Lisburn. Within an hour, they had killed an off-duty policeman in front of his young son. In Anatomy of a Killing, award-winning journalist Ian Cobain documents the hours leading up to the killing, and the months and years of violence, attrition and rebellion surrounding it. Drawing on interviews with those most closely involved, as well as court files, police notes, military intelligence reports, IRA strategy papers, memoirs and government records, this is a unique perspective on the Troubles, and a revelatory work of investigative journalism.

Book information

ISBN: 9781846276408
Publisher: Granta Publications
Imprint: Granta Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 322.420941609047
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 454g
Height: 161mm
Width: 242mm
Spine width: 27mm