'And God said: Thou shalt love thy neighbour. He obviously hadn't reckoned on Ana.
'Neighbourhood Watch is a glorious new comedy about hope, death and pets. It's a classic odd-couple story: opposites attract, and from each other they gain a new understanding. But as the domestic crises accumulate, Neighbourhood Watch takes on a sense of enormity in the midst of the
ordinary that would make Patrick White proud.' (From the publisher's website.)