Aphrodite's Hat

by Salley Vickers

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Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 24 March 2011.

The stories in this long-awaited collection by Salley Vickers all deal with psychological aspects of love: love given and withheld, love craved and lost, love met and disappointed; the differing shades of loves between friends, between parents and children, between children and other adults; love even, in one case, for a pet.

Aphrodite's Hat Synopsis

Psychologically acute, sharply written in lucid and often witty prose, these stories, set in Venice, Greece and Rome as well as London and the English countryside, take us into the complex geography of the human heart. Sometimes joyous and humorous, sometimes melancholy and poignant, this collection confirms Salley Vickers' reputation as one of our most subtle and engaging writers.

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ISBN: 9780007371037
Publication date: 28/10/2010
Publisher: Fourth Estate Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780007371037
Publication date: 28th October 2010
Author: Salley Vickers
Publisher: Fourth Estate Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction,
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About Salley Vickers

Salley Vickers is the author of the word-of-mouth bestseller Miss Garnet's Angel and several other bestselling novels including Mr Golightly's Holiday, The Other Side of You and Dancing Backwards as well as a collection of short stories Aphrodite's Hat. She has worked as a cleaner, a dancer, a university teacher of literature and a psychoanalyst. She is currently a RLF fellow at Newnham College Cambridge and she divides her time between Cambridge and London.Her first name, Salley (about which she is often asked, and which can cause problems on computer searches for her books), is spelled with an ‘...

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