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Book Review: Terror Attack Brighton


This review was written for and first posted on the Army Rumour Service website, http://www.arrse.co.uk and appears here thanks to their kind permission.

Terror Attack Brighton is a book about the IRA attack on the Conservative party conference in1984, which killed five people but narrowly failed to kill Margaret Thatcher or to disrupt the conference programme.  It is written by Kieran Hughes, a former journalist with ITN and the BBC.  The book is an extension of his undergraduate dissertation which was part of his recent history degree. Unfortunately this shows.

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