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A Little Stranger

Candia McWilliam

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ISBN 10: 074750279X / ISBN 13: 9780747502791
Published by Bloomsbury, London, 1989
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: A Little Stranger

Publisher: Bloomsbury, London

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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Candia McWilliam was a joint winner of the 1988 Betty Trask Award with "A Case of Knives", and her second novel tells - sometimes with humour - the story of two women whose blindness threatens their own lives and the future of a child. It is an intricately woven tale of domestic horror.

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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 the Premio Grinzane Cavour in its Italian translation for the best foreign novel of the year; and a collection of stories, Wait Till I Tell You (1997). In 2006 she began to suffer from the effects of blepharospasm and became functionally blind as a result. In 2009 she underwent an operation to partially reverse the condition. What to Look for in Winter won the South Bank Sky Arts Award for literature, the Spear's Book Award for memoir, the Hawthornden Prize, and was shortlisted for the Mind Book of the Year Award and the Duff Cooper Prize.

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