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Mr. Golightly's Holiday

(2003)
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The new novel from the best-selling author of Miss Garnet's Angel and Instances of the Number 3. Many years ago Mr Golightly wrote a work of dramatic fiction which grew to be an international best-seller. But his reputation is on the decline and he finds himself out of touch with the modern world. He decides to take a holiday and comes to the ancient village of Great Calne, hoping to use the opportunity to bring his great work up to date. But he soon finds that events take over his plans and that the themes he has written on are being strangely replicated in the lives of the villagers he is staying among. He meets Ellen Thomas, a reclusive artist, young Johnny Spence, an absconding school boy, and the tough-minded Paula who works at the local pub. As he comes to know his neighbours better, Mr Golightly begins to examine his attitude to love, and to ponder the terrible catastrophe of his son's death. And as the drama unfolds we begin to learn the true and extraordinary identity of Mr Golightly and the nature of the secret sorrow which haunts him links him to his new friends.


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"Salley Vickers is....a presence worth cherishing in the ranks of modern novelists." - Philip Pullman


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January 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday: A Novel
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-374-21489-1 / 978-0-374-21489-0 (USA edition)
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August 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-00-715647-2 / 978-0-00-715647-4 (UK edition)
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September 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: Mr.Golightly's Holiday (Windsor Selection S.)
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-7540-1954-3 / 978-0-7540-1954-1 (UK edition)
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Title: Mr Golightlys Holiday
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May 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-00-715648-0 / 978-0-00-715648-1 (UK edition)
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2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Xmr Golightly S Holiday Pb
Author(s): Vickers Salley
ISBN: 0-00-779119-4 / 978-0-00-779119-4 (UK edition)
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January 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday: A Novel
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-312-42380-2 / 978-0-312-42380-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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June 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-7540-9353-0 / 978-0-7540-9353-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paragon
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November 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-00-717394-6 / 978-0-00-717394-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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November 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday
Author(s): Salley Vickers
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday
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August 2003 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-00-717111-0 / 978-0-00-717111-8 (UK edition)
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August 2003 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-00-717112-9 / 978-0-00-717112-5 (UK edition)
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March 2004 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday
Author(s): Salley Vickers
ISBN: 0-7540-9492-8 / 978-0-7540-9492-0 (UK edition)
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February 2004 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday
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ISBN: 0-7540-8482-5 / 978-0-7540-8482-2 (UK edition)
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Title: Mr Golightly's Holiday: A Novel
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