Gerald Seymour confirms the power of his story telling once again with "Field of Blood".
Gerald Seymour confirms the power of his story telling once again with "Field of Blood". It is 30 years since he wrote this book and 20 years since the Good Friday Peace Accord brought an end to The Troubles, but it only takes an instant and the reader is transported to the horror and brutality of the times, especially as it was visited on ordinary people caught in the crossfire
Gerald Seymour was born to William Kean Seymour and his second wife . Television adaptations have been made of his books Harry's Game, The Glory Boys, The Contract, Red Fox, The Informant based on Field of Blood, A Line in the Sand and The Waiting Time.
Gerald Seymour was born to William Kean Seymour and his second wife, Rosalind Wade Career.
A 'Field of Blood' as Seymour reminds us, inside the front cover, is a place where betrayers, such as, Judas Iscariot . Gerald Seymour has written many excellent thrillers but this is, in my view, his best.
A 'Field of Blood' as Seymour reminds us, inside the front cover, is a place where betrayers, such as, Judas Iscariot was buried. He hung himself, of course, and the thirty pieces of silver he had couldn't be returned. Seymour's trilogy of books set during Northern Ireland's troubles - "Harry's Game", "The Journeyman Tailor" and "Field of Blood" - are based on his extensive, "on the ground" experience as a news reporter during the period and are all riveting reads, but what turns "Field of Blood" into an outstanding work is his equally insightful and wholly believable exploration of the forced.
Gerald Seymour exploded onto the literary scene in 1975 with the massive bestseller HARRY'S GAME
Gerald Seymour exploded onto the literary scene in 1975 with the massive bestseller HARRY'S GAME. The first major thriller to tackle the modern troubles in Northern Ireland, it was described by Frederick Forsyth as 'like nothing else I have ever read' and it changed the landscape of the British thriller forever. Gerald Seymour was a reporter at ITN for fifteen years. He covered events in Vietnam, Borneo, Aden, the Munich Olympics, Israel and Northern Ireland. He has been a full-time writer since 1978.
By now a popular figure, Gerald used the setting of the streets of Northern Island to write his first book, Harry’s Game, which became an international best seller in 1975. In 1976, he moved with Gillian, his wife, and their two sons, Nicholas and James, to Rome to open an ITN bureau. After the successful release of his second novel, The Glory Boys, Gerald moved to Dublin, Ireland, with his family.
Fantastic book, full of intrigue and some sadness, usual high standard of writing by Seymour, excellent. by Philip Bailey on May 25, 2017. Rate it . You Rated it .
Field of Blood audiobook written by Gerald Seymour. Narrated by John O'Mahoney. No monthly commitment
Field of Blood audiobook written by Gerald Seymour. No monthly commitment. Listen online or offline with Android, iOS, web, Chromecast and Google Assistant. Unless he dares think the unthinkable. Lieutenant David Ferris never wanted to join the army but found himself there anyway. In a cruel twist of fate his path crosses that of Sean McNally's and he quickly becomes a pawn on the frontline of a brutally tense war of nerves. As McNally prepares to gives evidence Ferris must confront his own destiny.