Marty Ransom, son of the Captain and inheritor to a hilltop property close to Waterford in self sufficient eire, lives a comfy, dull existence along with his tennis-playing, Anglican spouse, Sugar, and a task within the division of exterior Affairs. between their closest neighbors are an Anglo-Irish couple, a banker who was once Sugar's adolescence flame and his captivating 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 early life good friend 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 retaining tabs at the turning out 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, fans, and components of his personal earlier, 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 possibility placing every little thing he loves mosthis spouse and younger sonas good as his personal existence, at risk.
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