In 1914 young Willie Dunne leaves behind his family and girlfriend in Dublin and enlists with the Allied Forces to fight against the Germans. As a soldier he obeys orders, even when required to shoot at fellow Irishmen during the Easter 1916 uprising. Descriptions of sex and violence, explicit strong language. Booker Prize finalist. Sequel to "Annie Dunne", followed by "On Canaan's side". 2005.