Number Ten (novel)

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Number Ten
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First edition
AuthorSue Townsend
IllustratorSarah Gibb
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
PublisherPenguin Books
Publication date
2002
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback
Pages324 pp
ISBN978-0-14-027941-2
OCLC52486255

Number Ten is a 2002 novel by Sue Townsend, about the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Edward Clare) attempting to take an incognito holiday with his bodyguard, Jack Sprat - in order to discover what the public truly thinks of him and his time in office - and the consequences that ensue for both men and their country. It is frequently satirical of then-Prime Minister Tony Blair, his family and his Cabinet.

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