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There’s more going on in The Street than its inhabitants realise . . . In the course of this delightful, quirky and perceptive novel an elderly soldier with incipient Alzheimer’s saves the life of a remarkable child, a resting actor finds real purpose, a woman starved of love discovers it in an unexpected place and a beloved cat achieves immortality.


Graceful and haunting
Sunday Mirror
Lovely, surprising... filled with life and optimism and a wicked sense of comedy... deeply satisfying.
The Times
Unexpected and exciting
Daily Mail
She excels in excavating single moments to powerfully show the profound in the prosaic.
Observer, Paperback of the Week
The Street is a hugely enjoyable little book that is just a joy.
<i>Irish Examiner</i>