Cathedral has ratings and reviews. Kemper said: In the early ’80s a group of Irish terrorists seize St. Patrick’s Cathedral and take hostages d. Cathedral is a novel by American author, Nelson DeMille. The novel involves the seizing of St. Patrick’s Cathedral by members of the Irish Republican . Cathedral by Nelson DeMille – book cover, description, publication history.

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Cathedral Summary & Study Guide

The hood was pulled from her head, and the bright lights half-blinded her. How old are you? Nine out of twelve terrorists take position in different places of the Church with machine gun, rocket launchers, and hand grenades to demillle and alert the leader and prevent any outside attack. And Coogan, yes, Coogan will have gone to London or America to live and -“.

A boy’s voice shouted, “F–k the Queen. On the other hand, it served the purpose of prolonged escapism at a point that escapism was needed, and I learned a bit new I’m on the fence somewhere above 3. She leaned forward and looked into his eyes.

Aug 30, Steve rated it it was amazing. The characters are fully fleshed out warts and all. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Some great characters, I’d love to hear more from Burke for example, and the scenes are so descriptive it’s not hard to imagine them in your head. Maureen Malone is demmille town and is supposed to take part in the festivities and will be in the reviewing stand at the Cathedral. A few of the men made obscene remarks as she passed by on her hands and knees, but the blows were light and the obscenities were shouted by boyish, embarrassed voices, demillw somehow made cathesral all the more obscene.


Young girls wasting their lives … and for what? It seemed like he really hasn’t found his voice yet, as this was one of his earlier books, and the way that the characters are introduced in the beginning was a bit jumbled, rushed and confusing.

A few were actually IRA.

He looked at Harding, who was lying on his side. The men are watered down, the women are revved up. I found the most intriguing character to be John Hickey, a cathhedral IRA activist who gets to act as a long-winded snarky spokesperson with the media. They passed the outdoor privy they had walked to every morning and every evening for two weeks and kept walking toward the ravine near the cottage. You, your sister, and her lover, Brian Flynn. Feb 16, Eugenia O’Neal rated it it was amazing. Trader Vic’s at the Plaza.

His hostages include, Maureen Malone,a former terrorist the woman Brain Flynn once loved turned peace activist.

Order our Cathedral Study Guide. Follow Us on Facebook. Rehenes en la Catedral. What the hell does that mean exactly? Though there was no dull moment with this book but however I found some areas not too realistic.

If she were stopped at a roadblock and the Royal Ulster Constabulary found the letters … She opened the window and threw her pistol out, then let the letters sail into the wind.


The younger man, Private Harding, cleared his throat. Give a woman a job to do and …”. Sep 12, Logeshwar rated it it was amazing. It is recommended reading for any lover of suspense novels. cahedral

Cathedral Summary & Study Guide

Refresh and try again. Terrorism has changed over the past few decades.

The author manages to create the feel of a lengthy siege– at times forcing the reader to feel the boredom of waiting for the obviously impending assault, the nwlson, etc. Pleanty of suspense and action. It just isn’t realistic.

I found myself skimming the last few chapters to just get it over with already. I feel the novel would have been improved somewhat if it were about pages shorter.

Aug 23, Malcolm rated it it was ok Shelves: What is important,” he continued as he stared into her eyes, “are the murders of Sergeant Thomas Shelby and Private Alan Harding.

The guard shouted above the noise of the convoy.

He put his revolver in his pocket and looked up at the edge of the ravine. The second soldier bent down, vemille her long hair, and dragged her to her feet. Top that off with a few of the characters al This was my least favorite Nelson DeMille book.

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