The Resource High dive, Jonathan Lee

High dive, Jonathan Lee

Label
High dive
Title
High dive
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Lee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In September 1984, a man calling himself Roy Walsh checked into The Grand Hotel in Brighton and planted a bomb in room 629. The device was primed to explode in twenty-four days, six hours and six minutes, when intelligence had confirmed that Margaret Thatcher and her whole cabinet would be staying in the hotel. Taking us inside one of the twentieth century's most ambitious assassination attempts - 'making history personal', as one character puts it - Lee's novel moves between the luxurious hospitality of a British tourist town and the troubled city of Belfast, Northern Ireland, at the height of the armed struggle between the Irish Republican Army and those loyal to the UK government
Summary
A tale inspired by the 1984 Brighton Hotel bombing assassination attempt on the lives of Margaret Thatcher and her cabinet is told from the perspectives of an IRA bomb maker, a former star athlete-turned-hotel manager and the manager's teenage daughter
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10473029
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Jonathan
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
750
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thatcher, Margaret
  • Brighton (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
High dive, Jonathan Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780434023370
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
High dive, Jonathan Lee
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780434023370
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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