Fat Lad

A classic Belfast novel by one of the best contemporary Irish writers

Glenn Patterson

Date Published :
April 2008
Publisher :
Blackstaff Press
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ISBN : 9780856408113
Pages : 304
Dimensions : 7.8 X 5 inches
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A powerful novel by the Bafta-nominated writer behind the Good Vibrations film, Fat Lad weaves together family history with the history of Belfast, from the birth of the city, through its industrial heyday, World War 1, World War 2 and the Troubles.

About The Author

Glenn Patterson is the author of eight previous novels, including Burning Your Own, Fat Lad, The International – ‘the best novel about the Troubles ever written’ (Anne Enright) – and The Third Party. He is the co-writer of Good Vibrations (BBC Films/The Works), an award-winning movie based on the life of Belfast punk impresario Terri Hooley.

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