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13%OFFPatterson, Glenn, Patterson, Glenn - The Mill for Grinding Old People Young - 9780571281855 - 9780571281855
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The Mill for Grinding Old People Young

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Description for The Mill for Grinding Old People Young Paperback. 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 in commerce and the rapid swell of the population as workers flocked to the newly created jobs. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 199 x 24. Weight in Grams: 212.
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 in commerce and the rapid swell of the population as workers flocked to the newly created jobs. Gilbert, a young man with prospects, begins work with the Ballast Office, looking after Belfast Port. Beneath the shadow of the Harland & Wolff shipyard Gilbert explores this ever expanding and exciting city whilst becoming ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780571281855
SKU
9780571281855
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About Patterson, Glenn, Patterson, Glenn
Glenn Patterson is the author of seven previous novels and a memoir Once Upon a Hill: Love in Troubled Times. He has written plays for Radio 3 and Radio 4 and is the co-writer of Good Vibrations (BBC Films), based on the life of Belfast punk impresario Terri Hooley, which is due for release in 2012. A collection of his ... Read more

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