Books by Isla Dewar

Isla Dewar was born in Edinburgh. She wrote articles for magazines and newspapers for many years before writing her first novel, Keeping up with Magda, in 1995. The novel was a huge success and was soon followed by several other best-sellers, including Gi


DANCING IN A DISTANT PLACE by Isla Dewar
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2006

"Comfortable and sweet: Despite the story's one real tragedy, a fairytale sense of happy outcomes hangs over the tale, rendering everyone benign and no event, not even death, too traumatic."
A recently widowed teacher comes to enliven the children of a rural Scottish community. Read full book review >