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Sara Maitland was born in 1950 and grew up in London and South West Scotland. She went to Oxford University to study English and in 1972 Faber published some early short stories in a series they then called Introduction. Her first novel, Daughter of Jerusalem, won the Somerset Maugham Award in 1978. She makes use of old stories from diverse traditions – fairy stories, myths and folk tales and, although she writes novels and non-fiction, short stories are her favourite genre. She currently lives in a house on a wild moor in northern Galloway with Zoe, a sort of border terrier.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Sara Maitland

A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland
A Book of Silence
Sara Maitland
February 2010 Good Housekeeping selection. On My Bookshelf by Tamsin Greig... My husband gave me this book recently and I tried not to take it as a hint. Part investigation, part autobiography, it explores the writer’s journey into...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2009

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