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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal - Jeanette Winterson - Quotes

like all children, adopted or not, I have had to live out some of her unlived life. We do that for our parents – we don’t really have any choice. 783 more words

Quotes

How to Tend the Light

Say that you gravitate to books, that way they’ll find a way to run to you as well. Wasn’t I lucky to find Jeanete Winterson’s… 1,121 more words

Book Report

January Round Up

This is my first round up, but, hey!, it’s January, time for new things.

Short and sweet – what have I read this month and in few words what do I think about it. 326 more words

Thoughts

When three writers - and a songsmith - meet ...

I went to Manchester today.  I went too early, but arrived ti.  The train you can see in the photo was not my train; but it did stand at my platform. 949 more words

Asides

The Daylight Gate by Jeanette Winterson

The Daylight Gate was written by Jeanette Winterson to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Pendle Witch Trials. I picked it up in a charity shop because I’ve never read anything by Jeanette Winterson before but I’m curious by what I’ve heard of her writing, and the witch trials have always been a morbidly fascinating topic for me. 920 more words

Books

Passion And Desire - The Wild Horses Demand Freedom But Cause Chaos When Their Halter Is Let Slip

‘Travellers at least have a choice. Those who set sail know that things will not be the same as at home. Explorers are prepared. But of us, who travel along the blood vessels, who come to the cities of the interior by chance, there is no preparation. 2,156 more words

Academic

A Review of Jeanette Winterson's The Gap of Time (Hogarth Shakespeare Series, Volume 1) (by Bethany)

The Hogarth Shakespeare series is off to a fantastic start: Jeanette Winterson’s The Gap of Time captures the weird intensity of The Winter’s Tale (my thoughts on the original are… 1,829 more words

Fiction - General