The Incredible Journey
The Incredible Journey
Catherine Martin
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920897345

Martin's novels include An Australian Girl (1890) and The Silent Sea (1892). The Incredible Journey, her last novel, published in 1923, is the story of two Aboriginal women travelling through desert country to retrieve a little boy kidnapped by a white man.

Catherine Edith Macauley Martin (1847–1937) was born in Scotland and arrived with her family in Adelaide in 1855. From around 1868 she published poetry and verse translations in newspapers. In 1874 she published her first collection in The Explorers and Other Poems.