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  • Oranges Are Not The Only Fruitby Jeanette Winterson

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.68

    This is the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen, Jeanette decides to leave the church, her home and her family, for the young woman she loves. Innovative, punchy and tender,... more...

  • Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?by Jeanette Winterson

    Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 21.00

    Heartbreaking and funny: the true story behind Jeanette's bestselling and most beloved novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit . In 1985, at twenty-five, Jeanette published Oranges , the story of a girl adopted by Pentecostal parents, supposed to grow up to be a missionary. Instead, she falls in love with a woman. Disaster. Oranges became an international... more...

  • The Daylight Gateby Jeanette Winterson

    Random House 2012; US$ 12.68

    Good Friday 1612. Pendle Hill. A mysterious gathering of thirteen people is interrupted by a local magistrate. Is it a witches' Sabbat? In Lancaster Castle two notorious witches await trial and certain death, while the beautiful and wealthy Alice Nutter rides to their defence. Elsewhere a starved child lurks. And a Jesuit priest and former Gunpowder... more...

  • Weightby Jeanette Winterson

    Canongate Books 2010; US$ 12.46

    Condemned to shoulder the world "for ever" by the gods he dared defy, freedom seems unattainable to Atlas. But then he receives an unexpected visit from Heracles, the one man strong enough to share the burden, and it seems they can strike a bargain that might release him . . . Jeanette Winterson asks difficult questions about the nature of choice... more...

  • The Stone Godsby Jeanette Winterson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 12.68

    The Stone Gods is one of Jeanette Winterson's most imaginative novels about love. On the airwaves, all the talk is of the new blue planet - pristine and habitable, like our own 65 million years ago, before we took it to the edge of destruction. And off the air, Billie and Spike are falling in love. What will happen when their story combines with... more...

  • Sexing The Cherryby Jeanette Winterson

    Random House 2013; US$ 12.68

    Sexing the Cherry celebrates the power of the imagination as it playfully juggles with our perception of history and reality. It is a story about love and sex; lies and truths; and twelve dancing princesses who lived happily ever after, but not with their husbands. With a new introduction by the author 'A book of innocence and bawdiness,... more...

  • The PowerBookby Jeanette Winterson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.00

    Winterson enfolds her seventh novel within the world of computers, and transforms the signal development of our time into a wholly human medium. The story is simple: an e-mail writer called Ali will compose anything you like, on order, provided you're prepared to enter the story as yourself and risk leaving it as someone else. You can be the hero of... more...

  • Art Objectsby Jeanette Winterson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00

    In these ten intertwined essays, one of our most provocative young novelists proves that she is just as stylish and outrageous an art critic. For when Jeanette Winterson looks at works as diverse as the Mona Lisa and Virginia Woolf's The Waves , she frees them from layers of preconception and restores their power to exalt and unnerve, shock and... more...

  • The World and Other Placesby Jeanette Winterson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 13.95

    Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit , Jeanette Winterson's delectable first novel, announced the arrival of 'a fresh voice with a mind behind it,' as Muriel Spark has written. 'She is a master of her material, a writer in whom great talent deeply abides'--and her reputation and accomplishment have grown with each of her five subsequent novels. Now, with... more...

  • Gut Symmetriesby Jeanette Winterson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00

    One starry night on a boat in the mid-Atlantic, Alice, a brilliant English theoretical physicist, begins an affair with Jove, her remorselessly seductive American counterpart. But Jove is married. When Alice confronts his wife, Stella, she swiftly falls in love with her, with consequences that are by turns horrifying, comic, and arousing. Vaulting... more...