Salley Vickers

Welcome to the website of author Salley Vickers which gives information about her books, interviews and latest events. Salley reviews widely for various papers and only recent reviews of other books will be posted here. Since 2000, when her first novel, ‘Miss Garnet’s Angel’, described as ‘a word-of-mouth bestseller’  was published many people have written to her about their experience of reading her books.

If you wish to contact Salley for talks, interviews or would like to write to her please email her at  She is always happy to hear from readers and will always try to respond.

The Cleaner of Chartres
Dancing Backwards
Where Three Roads Meet
The Other Side of You
Mr Golightly's Holiday
Instances of the Number 3
Miss Garnet's Angel
Cleaner of Chartres  

‘Vickers is a novelist in the great English tradition of moral seriousness. Her characters suffer, they struggle to be true to both themselves and the promptings of the human heart. If you enjoy the work of Marilynne Robinson, Penelope Fitzgerald, James Salter or Anita Brookner, you should be reading Vickers. All these authors reflect with grace and gravity on life’s moments of sorrowful epiphany.’ Michael Dirda, Washington Post

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