Winner of the Miles Franklin and NBC Awards
From seperate catastrophes, two rural families flee to the city and find themselves sharing a great, breathing, shuddering joint called Cloudstreet where they begin their lives from scratch. For twenty years they roister and rankle, laugh and curse until the roof over their heads becomes a home for their hearts.
"Nothing short of magnificent...a wonderful read." - "Time Out"
"One of those rare novels that warm the heart, as well as spark the imagination." - "Kirkus Reviews.