A funny and heartwarming novel about four very different grandmothers, from the bestselling author of The Cleaner of Chartres.
Grandmothers follows four grandmothers - Blanche, who can't seem to stop stealing things from the local pharmacy; Minna, who just wants a quiet life in her shepherd's hut, though the local children have other ideas; Cherry, who's adjusting to life in a care home; and Nan, whose favourite occupation is researching funerals - whose lives and grandchildren become unexpectedly entangled.
About the Author
Salley Vickers is a British novelist whose works include 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. She also writes poetry.
No one can dig down into the shrouded recesses of the human heart quite as forensically as Vickers * Sunday Times *
Vickers writes of relationships with undaunted clarity -- Adam Phillips