Book List in Order:11 titles

  • When he unexpectedly loses his job, Herbie struggles to find new meaning. His wife, the great love of his life, has long left him for a Southerner, and his daughter has fled Belfast for London in search of work and an easier life. But a local cafe un...



  • First of September 1974. Craig Robinson is starting secondary school. Instinct tells him he needs to keep his head down. The last thing he needs, therefore, is someone carrying the name St John Nimmo to be sent to sit beside him, but that is what ...


  • In the cold dawn of Christmas Day 1897, Gilbert Rice, 85 years old and with failing health, recounts his journey into manhood in a city on the cusp of great change. Belfast in the 1830s was a city in flux. Industrialisation had led to an increase i...


  • Acclaimed Belfast novelist Glenn Patterson's classic novel of a day in the life in that city: a funny, brilliantly observed, bittersweet snapshot of a moment in 1967 just before everything changed. "If I had known history was to be written that Sund...



  • When Drew Linden’s new job brings him back to his native Belfast, he is determined to remain distant from everything that once tied him there, including his friends and family.But as three generations of family history unfold, it becomes clear that...


  • Described by Roddy Doyle as intriguing and highly entertaining', this novel by Glenn Patterson the Bafta-nominated writer behind the Good Vibrations film is a stylish and atmospheric novel set between Belfast and Hiroshima....


  • As a Velvet Underground fan, student of stand-up comedy and former banker, Avery isn't your average Presbyterian minister. But then, Eastern Belfast is hardly your average parish. So when a man enters his church and confesses to murder, it's not whol...






  • 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 fr...


  • In the centre of EuroDisney's Magic Kingdom, the night that the Croatian city of Vukovar falls, a German canteen assistant and a Northern Irish construction worker are held at gunpoint in the cavernous interior of Big Thunder Mountain. Their attacker...