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‘It is not possible to control the outside of yourself until you have mastered your breathing space.’

– Jeanette Winterson, Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson

I probably already mentioned in five other posts how I bought Why Be Happy if You Could be Normal? by complete accident and absolutely fell in love with this book. 504 more words


A Month of Favourites: 'The Daylight Gate' by Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson’s novels never fail to astound me.  Whilst I have most of her oeuvre yet to read, I have very much enjoyed every book of hers which I have read to date, from the heartbreakingly sad  453 more words

Christmassy Books on My Wish List

I’m not usually a seasonal reader. Reading a book set in summer during winter or vice versa doesn’t bother me at all. So, I never seem to have on my shelves the books deemed appropriate for a specific time of the year. 411 more words


Dark Christmas

This next winter tale is a good old-fashioned, creepy haunted house story — but a modern one, by Jeanette Winterson, author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit… 202 more words

Ghost Stories

Book Review: Christmas Days by Jeanette Winterson

Christmas Days

I wanted a book of short stories that contained a Christmas ghost story or two and this book was just right. In fact, the majority of the stories had some kind of ghost or supernatural element. 188 more words

Book Reviews

Library Finds: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal, by Jeanette Winterson

I first checked out “Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal” because I wanted to look at one of the books from the Voices in Contemporary Literature course and this one looked the most interesting. 256 more words

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