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This review is from: Proved Innocent: The Story of Gerry Conlon of the Guildford Four (Paperback)
From the very start of this book, it was obvious that i wasn't going to be able to put it down once i began to read. I was right, the way Conlon recalls his impoverished upbringing in the hardest and poorest part of Belfast without bitterness is simply awe-inspiring. The way he and three others were framed by a corrupt establishment and used as scapegoats to satisfy the masses of an entire country is despicable and yet Conlon avoids bitterness, concentrating on his quest for justice and the pursuit of clearing his Father's name. I challenge anybody to read this book without feeling Conlon's pain, his determination, and his remarkable resolve; I shall tell you now that it's simply impossible! The way Conlon writes is simple but effective: he tells the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth...if the British establishment had done that in 1974 then four Irish people's lives would have turned out very different. So do yourself a favour and buy this book and then write a review for other's to see what they are missing out on! This book hits hard and strikes several chords in the heart of the reader... enjoy.
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