MARTHA, a story about the Black Countess of Stamford

: Rust (W.)

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221pp., paperback, First English Language Edition, Hermanus, 2010


Originally published in 2004 in Afrikaans. Translated by Elsa Silke.

Historical novel based on the relationship between Martha Solomons, the daughter of a freed slave, and British aristocrat and former priest Harry Grey, sent to the Cape Colony as a remittance man. The couple married in 1880, and lived in Wynberg.

Winnie Rust (1939-2016) is the author of the novels Trek and Katryn.