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Salley Vickers is an English novelist whose works include the word-of-mouth bestseller Miss Garnet's Angel, Mr. Golightly's Holiday, The Other Side of You and Where Three Roads Meet, a retelling of the Oedipus myth to Sigmund Freud in the last months of his life. Her books touch on big philosophical themes of religion, art, creativity and death. She also writes poetry.

She was born in Liverpool in 1948. Her mother was a social worker and her father a trades union leader, both members of the British communist party until 1956 and then very committed socialists. She was brought up in Stoke-on-Trent and London, and read English Literature at Cambridge University. Following this, she taught children with special needs and then English literature at Stanford, Oxford and the Open University and was a WEA and further education tutor for adult education classes.

She then trained as an Jungian analytical psychotherapist, working in the NHS and also specialised in helping people who were creatively blocked. She gave up her psychoanalytic work in 2002, although she still lectures on the connections between literature and psychology. She now writes full time and lives in London.

Her father was a committed supporter of Irish republicanism and her first name, 'Salley', is spelled with an 'e' because it is the Irish for 'willow' (from the Latin: salix, salicis) as in the W B Yeats poem, "Down by the salley gardens" a favourite of her parents.

She has two sons from her first marriage. In 2002, her second marriage, to the Irish writer and broadcaster Frank Delaney, was dissolved.

In 2002, she was a judge for the Booker Prize for Fiction.

Novels   more

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Total Books: 69
2019 - Grandmothers (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780241371411
ISBN-10: 0241371414
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships

The Librarian
2018 - The Librarian (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780241330234
ISBN-10: 0241330238
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Cleaner of Chartres
2014 - The Cleaner of Chartres (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780142180976
ISBN-10: 0142180971
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

The Cleaner of Chartres A Novel
2013 - The Cleaner of Chartres a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780670785674
ISBN-10: 0670785679
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Miss Garnet's Angel A Novel
2013 - Miss Garnet's Angel a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780142180563
ISBN-10: 0142180564
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Cleaner of Chartres
2012 - Cleaner of Chartres (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780670922123
ISBN-10: 0670922129
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Aphrodite's Hat
2011 - Aphrodite's Hat (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780007371068
ISBN-10: 0007371063
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Dancing Backwards A Novel
2011 - Dancing Backwards a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780312569327
ISBN-10: 0312569327
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Dancing Backwards A Novel
2010 - Dancing Backwards a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780374223168
ISBN-10: 0374223165
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Where Three Roads Meet The Myth of Oedipus
Where Three Roads Meet
2008 - Where Three Roads Meet (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781847670724
ISBN-10: 1847670725
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy

The Other Side of You
2008 - The Other Side of You (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780312426798
ISBN-10: 0312426798
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Tu otro lado
2007 - Tu Otro Lado [Narrativa - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788477652564
ISBN-10: 8477652562
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Die Versuchungen des Mr Golightly
2005 - Die Versuchungen Des Mr Golightly (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783548605326
ISBN-10: 354860532X

Mr Golightly's Holiday
2005 - Mr Golightly's Holiday (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780312423803
ISBN-10: 0312423802
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Miss Garnet und der Engel von Venedig
2003 - Miss Garnet Und Der Engel Von Venedig (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783548603469
ISBN-10: 3548603467

MrGolightly's Holiday
2003 - Mrgolightly's Holiday [Windsor Selection] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780754019541
ISBN-10: 0754019543

Instances of the Number 3 A Novel
2003 - Instances of the Number 3 a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780312421120
ISBN-10: 0312421125
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.

Drei Spielarten der Liebe Roman
2003 - Drei Spielarten Der Liebe Roman (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783546003278
ISBN-10: 3546003276

Miss Garnet's Angel
2003 - Miss Garnet's Angel (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9780007154777
ISBN-10: 0007154771
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Instances of the Number 3
2002 - Instances of the Number 3 (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9780754055341
ISBN-10: 0754055345
Genre: Literature & Fiction

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