The best-ever children's novel from the brilliant Roddy Doyle is a funny, sad story about four generations of a family. Twelve-year-old Mary's beloved grandmother is near the end of her life. Letting go is hard-until Granny's long-dead mammy appears at Mary's door, returning to help her dying daughter say goodbye. But first she needs someone to drive them all on a visit to the past. A Greyhound of a Girl is a perfectly pitched, sharp and tender tale of family history, cracking characters, and bonds between mothers and daughters that will entrance readers from 10 to adult.