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Number 5 by Glenn Patterson

Number 5 Cover

Paperback Edition

PRICE: £10.00
ISBN: 9781838108182
DIMENSIONS: 200 x 130 x 30mm
PAGES: 300


Number 5 is a three-bedroom terrace house in a suburban Belfast street. From the ‘50s to the present day, successive occupants fill the house with their troubles and joys, simply trying to cope with all that life hurls their way whilst outside the front door the city shivers and sweats with the passing seasons. As fashions and tastes change according to each generation moving into Number 5, so the social fault lines of the city shift. Yet the presence of those who have come before is an ever-present memory ...

About Glenn Patterson

Glenn Patterson has written four works of non-fiction including Backstop Land (2019) and The Last Irish Question (2021), and ten novels, most recently Where Are We Now? (2020).

With Colin Carberry, he co-wrote the film Good Vibrations, for which the pair were nominated for Outstanding Debut at the 2014 BAFTA Film awards.

He has written plays for Radio 3 and Radio 4, and with composer Neil Martin, he wrote Long Story Short: The Belfast Opera in 2016.

He lives in Belfast, where he is the Director of the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University.

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