Isla Dewar has written many other novels, including "The Woman Who Painted Her Dreams", "It Could Happen to You", "Giving Up On Ordinary", "Women Talking Dirty", "Two Kinds of Wonderful" and "Keeping Up With Magda".
Isla Dewar was born in Edinburgh. She wrote articles for magazines and newspapers for many years before she wrote her first novel, KEEPING UP WITH MAGDA, in 1995. She lives in Fife with her husband, a cartoonist; they have two sons.
'Enchanting' Options; 'Explosively funny and chokingly poignant... Dewar's extraordinary gift is to make the reader care about the eventual fate of every one of her characters' Scotland on Sunday; 'A realist, observant and needle-sharp, Isla Dewar can be very funny' The Times; 'Breathless but appealingly spirited' Mail on Sunday; 'Acute observations... Magda is a wonderfully strong female character' Tom Shields, Herald; 'Genuinely moving and evocative' Scotland on Sunday