I’ve mentioned this before. It’s even on my About page. But now that I take the train, I’ve actually had time to sit down and do it. 413 more words
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Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit is harsh and beautiful and sad. It’s based on autobiography, and tells of a young Jeanette growing up in a tiny town in the North of England. 394 more words
Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson
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The narrator of Written on the Body has neither name nor gender; the beloved is a married woman. And as Winterson chronicles their consuming affair, she compels us to see love stripped of cliches and categories, as a phenomenon as visceral as blood and organs, bone and tissue – and as strange as an undiscovered continent.