Anatomy of a Killing: The story of one RUC man’s murder gives a fuller picture of the Troubles

Journalist Ian Cobain’s narrative centres on the death of Millar McAllister, but it is also an in-depth study of the people involved and the events that led up to the police photographer’s murder

10th January, 2021
Anatomy of a Killing: The story of one RUC man’s murder gives a fuller picture of the Troubles
A British soldier and an armed Royal Ulster Constabulary officer in Belfast in the 1980s: the psychology of vengeance played an important role in the Troubles. Picture: Alamy

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Anatomy of a Killing: Life and Death on a Divided Island

By Ian Cobain

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