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Salley Vickers



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19 November 2019
Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Grandmothers follows four grandmothers - Blanche, who can't seem to stop stealing things from the local pharmacy; Minna, who just wants a quiet life in her shepherd's hut, though the local children have other ideas; Cherry, who's adjusting to life in a care home; and Nan, whose favourite occupation is researching funerals - whose lives and grandchildren become unexpectedly entangled.
By:   Salley Vickers
Imprint:   Viking
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 22mm
Weight:   372g
ISBN:   9780241371428
ISBN 10:   0241371422
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   19 November 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Salley Vickers is the author of many novels, including Miss Garnet's Angel, The Cleaner of Chartres and Cousins. She has worked as a teacher of children with special needs, a university teacher of literature and a psychoanalyst. She now writes full time and divides her time between London and Wiltshire. Find out more at or @SalleyVickers.

Reviews for Grandmothers

Vickers writes of relationships with undaunted clarity -- Adam Phillips No one can dig down into the shrouded recesses of the human heart quite as forensically as Vickers * Sunday Times *

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