|Titre :||Backstop Land|
|Auteurs :||Glenn PATTERSON, Auteur|
|Type de document :||Livre|
|Éditeur et lieu d'édition :||Londres : Head of Zeus, 2019|
|Format :||240 p.|
Northern Ireland's frontier with the South has been an invisible line since the peace agreement of 1998. Now the battle over the UK's decision to leave the EU risks turning it into a hard border. Yet few people in the rest of Britain (or Ireland) know anything much about this most volatile part of an increasingly disunited Kingdom.
This book was written in the feverish summer of 2019, in the aftermath of the 'New' IRA's murder of Lyra McKee, with the fear and anxiety of Brexit looming over a region in which paramilitary forces are still carrying out beatings. The power-sharing government created by the Good Friday Agreement has not met – a bleak record in a long-running farce – in over 1000 days.
Glenn Patterson brings a lifetime's engagement with Northern Ireland and a brilliant novelist's eye to an informative, darkly entertaining portrait of a fragile country
|Pays de publication :||Grande-Bretagne (Royaume Uni)|
|941.6 PAT||Livre||Médiathèque - accès libre||Histoire||Empruntable|