The British literary sensation the most startling, discomforting, complicated, ungovernable, hilarious and heart-rending of memoirs (The Telegraph) the story of a celebrated writer s sudden descent into blindness, and of the redemptive journey into the past that her loss of sight sets in motion. Candia McWilliam, whose vels A Case of Knives, A Little Stranger, and Debatable Land made her a reader favorite throughout the United Kingdom and around the world, here breaks her decade-long silence with a searing, intimate memoir that fans of Lorna Sage s Bad Blood, Mary Karr s Lit, and Diana Athill s Somewhere Toward the End will agree cements her status as one of our most important literary writers beyond question (Financial Times).
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