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Sara Maitland


Scotland (b.1950)

Sara Maitland is a British writer and academic. An accomplished novelist, she is also known for her short stories. Her work has a magic realist tendency. Maitland is regarded as one of those at the vanguard of the 1970s feminist movement, and is often described as a feminist writer. She is a Roman Catholic, and religion is another theme in much of her work.
 
Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Sara Maitland
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Short stories
Seal-Self (1988)


Sara Maitland recommends
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The Diviners (1974)
(Manawka)
Margaret Laurence
"It's hard to think of a contemporary novel more moving and more triumphant than THE DIVINERS."
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Borrowed Body (2005)
Valerie Mason-John
"An extraordinary piece of work."
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The Monster's Wife (2014)
Kate Horsley
"Profoundly touching and weirdly macabre at the same time. Wonderful."
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Virgin & Child (2020)
Maggie Hamand
"Strangely touching written with great elegance authority."

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