Salley Vickers is the author of many highly acclaimed novels, including Miss Garnet’s Angel, The Cleaner of Chartres, Cousins and The Librarian which was a top ten Sunday Times bestseller, as well as two short story collections, the latest, The Boy Who Could See Death (Viking 2015).
She was born in Liverpool and grew up in the Potteries, in Stoke-on-Trent, where her parents were active members of the Communist Party.
She has worked as a teacher of children with special needs, a university teacher of literature and as Jungian psychoanalyst.
She has family connections with both Lancashire and the North East and currently divides her time between London and Wiltshire.
She has two children and three grandchildren and attributes such success as she has achieved in life to an early addiction for reading.
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Praise for ‘Grandmothers’ by Salley Vickers
Available in Paperback 3 SEPTEMBER 2020 £8.99
A beautifully observed, tender and elegiac new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Librarian.
‘A beautifully written and moving celebration of this love, too often unsung, that reaches out across the generations. It should be read by all grannies’ The Times
‘A fond portrait of what it is to love a child, both yours and not… a tonic for the overlooked modern grandmother’ Sunday Times