This book was chosen by the Scottish Book Marketing Group as one of the top 49 titles for the Scottish Book Fortnight 1996.
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.
Appealingly spirited... Sparkiness, freshness and verve - Mail on Sunday'Appealingly spirited... Sparkiness, freshness and verve' Mail on Sunday