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  • Published: 5 December 2013
  • ISBN: 9780241965801
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 100

Vacation



A new short story from the best selling author of Miss Garnet's Angel, including a taster section of her highly anticipated new novel The Cleaner of Chartres

When Beth decides to treat her husband Hamish to a short holiday in the Scottish Highlands, his paternal home, she does not bet on the arrival of Una, her oddball mother-in-law. Una's quirks - swimming outdoors (naked) in the freezing cold, her St Tropez perma-tan and breaking into song- naturally put a strain on the holiday, and on their relationship.

On the remote, windswept isle, surrounded by the idyllic Scottish countryside, it is almost possible to forget that they are accompanied by her.But when Hamish is called away on business, leaving his wife and mother together in the cottage, he fears that all hell may break loose...

Vacation includes a sneak preview of Salley Vickers' fantastic new novel The Cleaner of Chartres, a charming and timeless novel about motherhood, love and community.

  • Published: 5 December 2013
  • ISBN: 9780241965801
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 100

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