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The Gap of Time - Book Oxygen Review

The Gap of Time

Jeanette Winterson

William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale Retold

Published by Hogarth 1/6 October 2015

320pp, hardback, £16.99/$25

Reviewed by Shirley Whiteside… 493 more words

Book challenge #32: A book with antonyms in the title

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? Jeanette Winterson

Truth for anyone is a very complex thing. For a writer, what you leave out says as much as those things you include. 562 more words

2015 Reading Challenge

Cheltenham Literature Festival pt 2

Reimagining Shakespeare: Jeanette Winterson

The second event I attended at this year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival couldn’t have been more different from the intimate chat with Pat Barker.   824 more words


Wytches and Witches

Wytches, Volume One

Scott Snyder (Writer), Jock (Artist), Matt Hollingsworth (Colours), Clem Robins (Letters)

A personal and unique horror comic from the current Batman writer Scott Snyder, with incredible mind altering, horrific and beautiful art from Jock they have produced a very creepy comic well worth the time to pick up. 449 more words


Asking for it by Louise O'Neill

If I had to describe Asking for it by Louise O’Neill in one word it would be ‘brutal’. If you gave me three, I’d say ‘Brutal but necessary.’ 738 more words

Book Review

The Gap of Time - Jeanette Winterson

Shakespeare is adaptation. The works we are left with penned by his hand are such an amalgam of differing versions, edited constructions and second-hand dictation it provides a tricky yet interesting argument that the modern versions of the plays we collect in Oxford, Cambridge or Norton Shakespeare’s aren’t the original exact texts that our greatest playwright/writer constructed himself. 698 more words


Second Chances After Fifty: Jeanette Winterson, in 'Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?'

Today (October 2, 2015) I turn fifty. This is officially the first age that has freaked me out. Fifty? How can I be fifty? Fifty is how old grandparents are, or how old my grandparents were when I was born, anyway. 143 more words