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Candia McWilliam was born in Edinburgh. She is the author of A Case of Knives (1988) which won a Betty Trask Prize, A Little Stranger (1989), Debatable Land (1994) which was awarded the Guardian Fiction Prize and its Italian translation won the Premio Grinzane Cavour for the best foreign novel of the year, a collection of stories, Wait Till I Tell You (1997), and What To Look For In Winter (2010). In 2006 she began to suffer from the effects of blepharospasm and became functionally blind as a result. In 2009 she underwent an operation which harvested tendons from her leg in order to enable her to open her eyelids.


What to Look for in Winter Candia McWilliam

A beautifully written, moving and extraordinary work of autobiography from one of the leading figures of the British literary world.

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