I bookmarked the opening sentences of The Silence in her Eyes by Armando Lucas Correa.
On my eight birthday, the world came to a standstill. My mother’s face became a portrait of pain. My father’s face vanished forever.
The story is narrated by Leah, a woman with akinetopsia – or motion blindness. She explains that images stay with her, like photographs. Then she blinks and there’s a new image. It impacts on the way her story unfolds, the way Correa describes her world, what she sees and what she perceives.