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Mavis Cheek is the author of 15 books

‘Mavis Cheek may well be the spokes-woman for a generation.’ Observer

‘There has always been a touch of the Alan Bennett about Mavis Cheek. Both writers share an uncanny talent for capturing the cadences of the way we speak, and for re-creating them on the page so delicately and with such charm that it takes your breath away.’ Daily Mail

Mavis Cheek is the critically-acclaimed author of sixteen novels including Three Men on a Plane, Amenable Women, and most recently Mrs Fytton’s Country Life.

Her work traces the lives and mishap-laden loves of smart, sharply drawn women navigating the absurdities of middle age.

 Find out where Mavis will be talking or running writers’ courses, get in touch and buy her books.


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