Anna was ambitious and worked hard. She'd just bought an apartment and was falling in love. Suddenly, her face felt like it was burning when in front of the computer. This progressed to intolerance of fluorescent light, then of sunlight. Now she must spend months in a blacked-out room, at best venturing cautiously out at dawn and dusk. And then there is Pete. With gorgeous prose, Anna brings us into the dark with her, from which we emerge to see the world, anew.