Salley Vickers is the author of many acclaimed novels including the best-selling Miss Garnet's Angel, Mr Golightly's Holiday, The Other Side of You and The Cleaner of Chartres (Viking 2012) and two short story collections, the latest The Boy Who Could See Death (Viking 2015). She has worked as a cleaner, a dancer, a teacher of children with special needs, a university lecturer and a psychoanalyst. She now writes and lectures full time. Find out more at www.salleyvickers.com or @SalleyVickers.
A nostalgic treat...involving and hopeful * Mail on Sunday on 'The Librarian' * The Librarian will wring the heart of anyone who fell in love with books as a child. It is a hymn to the power of literature...delightful * The Times on 'The Librarian' * No one can dig down into the shrouded recesses of the human heart quite as forensically as Vickers * Sunday Times * Vickers writes of relationships with undaunted clarity -- Adam Phillips Vickers sees with a clear eye and writes with a light hand. She's a presence worth cherishing in the ranks of modern novelists -- Philip Pullman A fond portrait of what it is to love a child, both yours and not... a tonic for the overlooked modern grandmother * Sunday Times *