From separate catastrophes two rural families flee to the city and find themselves sharing a great, breathing, shuddering joint called Cloudstreet, where they begin their lives again from scratch. For twenty years they roister and rankle, laugh and curse until the roof over their heads becomes a home for their hearts. Tim Winton's funny, sprawling saga is an epic novel of love and acceptance. Winner of the Miles Franklin and NBC Awards in Australia, Cloudstreet is a celebration of people, places and rhythms which has fuelled imaginations world-wide.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pennsylady - LibraryThing
3.5 ★ 1944-1964....saga of the Lamb and Pickle families at One Cloud Street. " The Pickle family, who've inherited a big house called Cloudstreet in a suburb of Perth, take in the God-fearing Lambs ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
Tim Winton makes me think that maybe I could like magical realism after all. This book is chock full of ghosts and imagined beings and talking pigs and bad luck and good luck. Generally I have a hard ... Read full review