Belfast During the Troubles: This Malicious Little Island

Adrian McKinty in his Sean Duffy police thrillers vividly describes the violence and traumas of Northern Ireland during the “Troubles” of the 1980s.

In a 2017 story Duffy demolishes hopes for the future as “the foolishness of dreams which, in this bellicose corner of this malicious little island, had the ability to change instantly into nightmares”.

[Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly]