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Stakeknife By Greg Harkin

Stakeknife
by Greg Harkin

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The news story of the year: an explosive expose of how British military intelligence really works, from the inside.

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Stakeknife Summary


Stakeknife: Britain's Secret Agents in Ireland by Greg Harkin

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An explosive expose of how British military intelligence really works, from the inside. The stories of two undercover agents -- Brian Nelson, who worked for the Force Research Unit (FRU), aiding loyalist terrorists and murderers in their bloody work; and the man known as Stakeknife, deputy head of the IRA's infamous `Nutting Squad', the internal security force which tortured and killed suspected informers.

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Stakeknife Reviews


'A sequence worthy of Catch-22 has the same agency employing agents on both sides, knocking off each other, so that one is left wondering who was really running the war, and for whose benefit. But then, Catch-22 was farce -- this is serious business, and murder.'

-- Senator Maurice Hayes - Irish Independent * Irish Independent *

`Hurst cannot talk about the committal proceedings hanging over his head in relation to the publication of a book entitled Stakeknife, or the numerous injunctions served upon him thereafter. He is not allowed to divulge-even to his MP- the conditions of t

-- The Belfast Telegraph

''Sensational. Remarkable and disturbing story about the British army's dirty war in Northern Ireland'

-- The Guardian

'An enthralling account of the double standards employed by the competing intelligence agencies in Northern Ireland'

-- Clare County Express

'An important book'

-- Irish Post

'A compelling book - this terror tale should have a health warning'

-- Irish Independent

'Sensational. Remarkable and disturbing story about the British army's dirty war in Northern Ireland'

-- The Guardian

'The book they tried to ban. The explosive inside story of Britain's Crown Jewels at the heart of the IRA'

-- Sunday Life

About Greg Harkin


Greg Harkin is the Belfast journalist who broke the Stakeknife story.

Additional information

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Stakeknife: Britain's Secret Agents in Ireland by Greg Harkin
Greg Harkin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
O'Brien Press Ltd
2004-02-12
280
0862788439
9780862788438
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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