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Grandmothers

(2019)
A novel by

 
 
The new novel from Salley Vickers, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Librarian

Grandmothers is the story of three very different women and their relationship with the younger generation: fiercely independent Nan, who leads a secret life as an award-winning poet when she is not teaching her grandson Billy how to lie; glamorous Blanche, deprived of the company of her beloved granddaughter Kitty by her hostile daughter-in-law, who finds solace in rebelliously taking to drink and shop lifting; and shy, bookish Minna who in the safety of shepherd's hut shares with her surrogate granddaughter Rose her passion for reading. The outlook of all three women subtly alters when through their encounters with each other they discover that the past is always with us and that we go on learning and changing until the very end.

Grandmothers is a beautifully observed, sometimes subversive, often tender and elegiac novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Librarian.

'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

'Vickers has a formidable knack for laying open the human heart' Sunday Times

Genre: General Fiction

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Hardback Editions

November 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Grandmothers
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-241-37141-4 / 978-0-241-37141-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

September 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Grandmothers
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-241-37143-0 / 978-0-241-37143-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


November 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Grandmothers
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-241-37142-2 / 978-0-241-37142-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

November 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Grandmothers
Author(s): Salley Vickers
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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November 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Grandmothers
Author(s): Salley Vickers
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


November 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Grandmothers
Author(s): Salley Vickers
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Grandmothers
Author(s): Salley Vickers
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU