CloudstreetLarge Print - 2006
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.
From Library Staff
Infolass Sep 05, 2010
I nearly gave up on this - more than once! The lack of "talking marks" got me a bit. But it is an Australian Classic. It is my first Tim Winton book but will probably be my last. I did finally get into the characters and felt their emotions too - together with the big old house in C... Read More »
hippyheart Jul 14, 2010
I would have enjoyed this more if the characters didn't have stupid, whimsical names. I hate stupid names in books!