Steiner applied the Page 69 Test to Missing, Presumed, her second novel, and reported the following:
On page 69, Helena has come out of her police interview and is struggling to see as bright low winter sun hits her eyes and flashes off the car roofs like knives. In part, this description comes from my own experience of having terrible eyesight and of my vision being a confusion, rather than clear. But not 'seeing clearly' is a motif in the novel, to express characters acting blindly or evading the truth.Visit Susie Steiner's website.
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