Marty Ransom, son of the Captain and inheritor to a hilltop property close to Waterford in self sufficient eire, lives a comfy, uninteresting existence together with his tennis-playing, Anglican spouse, Sugar, and a role within the division of exterior Affairs. between their closest acquaintances are an Anglo-Irish couple, a banker who used to be Sugar's formative years flame and his attractive diplomat spouse, Alison. yet Marty is a guy divided. whereas his father fought with the British military and located respectability in marriage, Marty's closest adolescence pal used to be his cousin Iggy, the insurgent son of a working-class Irish patriot whose reward for tinkering with radio elements has grown right into a bomb maker’s skill.
When Marty is lured into preserving tabs at the starting to be IRA actions in help of the Catholic North, he reveals himself strolling a tightrope of conflicting yearnings and loyalties, balancing among international locations, enthusiasts, and components of his personal prior, by no means figuring out whom he can belief. yet after Bloody Sunday escalates the violence and the British mount a determined operation to take out a infamous IRA bomber, he needs to decide upon, and hazard placing every little thing he loves mosthis spouse and younger sonas good as his personal existence, at risk.
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