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Isla Dewar - Author


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.

If you like Isla Dewar you might also like to read books by Anne Tyler, Joanna Trollope and Joanne Harris.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Isla Dewar

A Winter Bride by Isla Dewar
A Winter Bride
Isla Dewar
October 2011 Book of the Month. Satisfying readable stories with warm hearted heroines are the hallmarks of an Isla Dewar book and you have them all here in A Winter Bride. It's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2011
Izzy's War by Isla Dewar
Izzy's War
Isla Dewar
Funny, eccentric but real and readable are the hallmarks of Isla Dewar's novels and they are here in spades as we follow the WW2 life and loves of Izzy, a pilot in the Air Transport Auxiliary.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/05/2011
Secrets Of A Family Album by Isla Dewar
Secrets Of A Family Album
Isla Dewar
The story of a family and the peeling away of their exterior skins slowly revealing the inner truths. It’s wise, drily humorous, deeply engaging and very satisfying. I’ve always loved Dewar’s work, and this, a larger canvas than norm for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2005

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