[[ KINDLE ]] ❅ The Ultras Author Eoin McNamee – Metalstampedmemories.info

The Ultras Taking His Cue From The True Life Story Of Special Forces Operative Captain Robert Nairac, Eoin McNamee Has In The Ultras Weaved A Compelling Fictional Narrative Through The Backwaters Of History Set In The Ireland Of The 1970s, It Brings To Life The Dangerous Shadowy Margins Of Society In Which Nairac Immersed Himself Before His Disappearance The Dangerous World Of Heretic Plotters, Outcasts, Para Militarists And Intelligence Agencies Alike.


10 thoughts on “The Ultras

  1. says:

    Dark book Similar to old John le Carr in the downbeat portrayal and uncertaintly of the spy game.No heroes here.Felt a bit strange being a fictionalisation of actual events, partly because of the lack of info on the actual events and partly


  2. says:

    This is a fascinating version of an especially nasty moment in the British Government s dirty war It gets an extra star for the in joke about someone called Joyce McKinney running a brothel the real JM was into kidnapping her favourite mormon , but


  3. says:

    A good book dealing with very recent Irish history The behavior of the British intelligence services, as personified by Robert Nairac is explored, revealing a modus operandum that would pleasure Hannibal Lector Of course Nairac ended up in an IRA sausage mince


  4. says:

    This was a very complicated little book in that it was a mixture of fact and fiction A reviewer on ARRSE says, it has been suggested that it was published as a novel for libel reasons it might contain unverifiable fact than we realise The author has obviously done a lo


  5. says:

    McNamee is clearly a huge DeLillo fan, and this is his Libra An outstanding and cliche free treatment of the Nairac enigma, for which McNamee deserves much wider credit and recognition he is one of this island s current greats.


  6. says:

    I seem to remember this being a slightly fictionalised version of Bandit Country by Toby Harden


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