Brian Keenan (b. 1950 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is an Irish writer whose work includes the book An Evil Cradling, an account of the four and a half years he spent as a hostage in Beirut, Lebanon from 11 April 1986 to 24 August 1990.
Keenan was born into a working-class family in East Belfast in 1950. He left Orangefield School early and began work as a heating engineer. However, he ... more »
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