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" and "Keeping Up With Magda".
Isa Dewar was born in Edinburgh. She is a regular contributor to magazines and newspapers. She lives in Fife with her husband, a cartoonist; they have two sons.
Dewar writes with enjoyably sharp humour about the tribulations of family life, making some thoughtful points about what growing up means along the way - Times MetroCrackling with wit, and shot through with sharp observations - Woman & HomeDewar writes with humour and tenderness, and she's terrific at engaging her readers' interest - Ham & HighCaptures the turbulence and ever-changing dynamics of family life... A witty, fast-moving novel with a cast of characters I would love to meet - Fiona Kennedy, Tesco'Frank, funny writing - Big Issue in ScotlandPowerful, provocative and sharply witty - Publishing NewsDewar has a very sharp sense of humour and writes with a great deal of wit - Newcastle Evening Chronicle