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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
Short stories
Seal-Self (1988)

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

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