"A meticulous and gripping reimagination of the Brighton bomb". (Observer, Best Novels of 2015). 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.
Moving between the luxurious hospitality of a British tourist town and the troubled city of Belfast, and told from the perspectives of a young IRA explosives expert, the deputy hotel manager and his teenage daughter, High Dive is an ambitious retelling of one of the most ambitious assassination attempts against the British establishment.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 30/06/2016
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099592280