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.
Salley Vickers sees with a clear eye and writes with a light hand and she knows how the world works. She's a presence worth cherishing * Philip Pullman * Beautifully and brilliantly controlled. A triumph * John Julius Norwich on Miss Garnet's Angel * Reveals itself as a surprising exploration of the mysteries of imagination and faith -- Joanna Trollope * Book of the Year, Daily Telegraph on Miss Garnet's Angel * Subtle and utterly joyous...a contemporary moral and psychological drama every bit as absorbing as Miss Garnet's Angel * Sunday Times * The Cleaner of Chartres is a return to form * Sunday Express * The Cleaner of Chartres touches lightly on the seedy side of human nature * Observer * A magical and at times sinister story about love, loss, secrets and forgiveness...with Chocolat-type charm * Scotland on Sunday * If you're looking for a book to take you by surprise, Salley Vickers' latest is the perfect choice * Psychologies *