The story of Kane, leader of an active service in Belfast, who is now awaiting trial in London on a charge of conspiracy to murder. His target was Dec, an old friend and comrade. This book was shortlisted for "The Irish Times"/Aer Lingus First Fiction Award.
"What people love most about this book is what they love about LeCarre and Greene." - Thomas Keneally
February 1991 : UK Hardback
April 2000 : UK Paperback
June 1992 : UK Paperback