Martha Moody by Susan Stinson
At once a love story and a lush comic masterpiece, Martha Moody is a speculative western which embraces the ordinary and gritty details - as well as the magic - of women's lives in the old west.
Amanda Linger is a Western homesteader's wife given to copying Bible verses and to restless longings. Her closest emotional relationships are with Miss Alice, her cow, and Clara, her friend from the neighbouring farm. Then she falls in love with general store proprietor Martha Moody...
'One of my favourite novels, full of beauty and humour and lust and love.' Elisabeth McCracken, author of Bowlaway
Paperback / 224 pages