Cathedral - Book 1, Chapters 1-4 Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, Chapters 1-4 Summary

The book opens with Sheila Malone, George Sullivan and Liam Coogan in a cottage with two British soldiers that they have been holding. Sheila has been ordered to kill them, so they walk them out to the ravine and shoot them. Sheila could not bear to get close enough for a head shot, so Liam had to deliver the final bullets. Afterward, Liam made his own way back to Belfast, while Sheila and George met the others in the car and drove to Belfast. On the way, she throws the pistol out the window.

Sheila is arrested under the Specials Powers Act in the middle of the night and loaded into the back of a truck which contained a dozen other prisoners. The British soldiers drive them to Long Kesh, which the Irish Catholics call Dachau. After being abused...

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