The story of the Resurrection Man, a violent and ruthless sectarian killer who roams the streets of 1970s Belfast.
'This is an extraordinary book, illuminating not only the political map of Belfast but also the dark ring-roads of collective memory and the secret blueprints inside our heads.'Daily Telegraph
"A work that ranks along with Cormac McCarthy's" Child of God" and Graham Greene's "This Gun for Hire" . . . written in a spare, clean language that nonetheless makes ample room for luminous figurative language."--Pinckney Benedict, "The Los Angeles Times Book Review " "Taut, harrowing and richly textured . . . Practically every paragraph is alive with intelligent, penetrating perceptions into his characters' thoughts and actions . . . Brilliant."--Chris Patsilelis, " The Washington Post Book Worl"