Andrea Gillies

Andrea Gillies won both The Wellcome Prize 2009 and The Orwell Prize 2010 for her first book, Keeper, which was prompted by living with someone with Alzheimer’s. The Enlightenment of Nina Findlay is her second novel. The White Lie, about a landed Scottish family determined to keep a dark secret, was published to critical acclaim in 2012. Find out more about the books at www.andreagillies.com, and follow her on Twitter, @andreagillies.

“Gillies writes magnificently on everything she touches.”
Sunday Times
“We have a major new talent in our midst”
Daily Express
“[Gillies] is a tantalising story-teller, dropping in clues, vertiginous surprises and unexpected revelations.”
Marie Claire

Books by Andrea Gillies

<a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/keeper"><strong>Keeper</strong><br />A Book about Memory, Identity, Isolation, Wordsworth and Cake</a><br /><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/keeper" class="plain-link">Andrea Gillies tracks her mother-in-law, Nancy's, unravelling grasp on everything that we think of as ordinary, and interweaves her own brilliantly cogent investigations into the way Alzheimer's works.</a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/keeper"><img  src="https://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" width="160px" height="244px" alt="" /></a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-white-lie"><strong>The White Lie</strong></a><br /><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-white-lie" class="plain-link">On a hot summer’s afternoon, Ursula Salter runs, sobbing, from the loch on her parents’ Highland estate, and bursts into the house with devastating news: “Michael! I’ve killed him. I’ve killed him.” </a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/the-white-lie"><img  src="https://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" width="160px" height="244px" alt="" /></a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/enlightenment-of-nina-findlay"><strong>The Enlightenment of Nina Findlay</strong></a><br /><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/enlightenment-of-nina-findlay" class="plain-link">Andrea Gillies won both The Wellcome Prize 2009 and The Orwell Prize 2010 for her first book, Keeper, which was prompted by living with someone with Alzheimer’s. The Enlightenment of Nina Findlay is her second novel. The White Lie, about [...]</a><a href="https://shortbooks.co.uk/book/enlightenment-of-nina-findlay"><img  src="https://shortbooks.co.uk/wp-content/themes/outreach/images/transparentgif.gif" border="0" width="160px" height="244px" alt="" /></a>