Elliot Perlman is the acclaimed author of a collection of short stories and three novels: Three Dollars, the film adaptation of which was released in 2005, Seven Types of Ambiguity, which was a ‘New York Times Notable Book’ and a national bestseller in France where it was described ‘one of the best novels of recent years, a complete success’ (Le Monde), and The Street Sweeper, published in Spring 2012. A barrister, he lived in New York for many years and currently lives in Melbourne.
Praise for The Street Sweeper:
'What is most memorable about this richly woven tale are the lessons about the importance of memory and remembering, and the novel's underlying compassion and sense of humanity.' USA Today
'Humane, compelling and convincing ... Artfully constructed and well written.' Sunday Times
'A wonderfully rich, engaging and multilayered story ... [from] an author of rare erudition and compassion.' Washington Post
Books by Elliot Perlman