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Jeanette Winterson - Author


Jeanette Winterson OBE is the author of ten novels, including Oranges are not the Only Fruit, The Passion and Sexing the Cherry; a book of short stories, The World and Other Places; a collection of essays, Art Objects as well as many other works, including children's books, screenplays and journalism. Her writing has won the Whitbread Award for Best First Novel, the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize, the E. M. Forster Award and the Prix d'argent at Cannes Film Festival.

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Christmas Days 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days by Jeanette Winterson
Christmas Days 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days
Jeanette Winterson
Everybody loves a Christmas story. The tradition of the Twelve Days of Christmas is a tradition of celebration, sharing and giving. And what better way to do that than with a story? Read these stories by the fire, in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2016
The Gap of Time The Winter's Tale Retold by Jeanette Winterson
The Gap of Time The Winter's Tale Retold
Jeanette Winterson
Jeanette Winterson's cover version of The Winter's Tale vibrates with echoes of Shakespeare's original and tells a story of hearts broken and hearts healed, a story of revenge and forgiveness, a story that shows that whatever is lost shall be...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/06/2016
The Gap of Time The Winter's Tale Retold by Jeanette Winterson
The Gap of Time The Winter's Tale Retold
Jeanette Winterson
A black man finds a white baby abandoned in the night. He gathers her up - light as a star - and decides to take her home. London. England. After the financial crash. Leo Kaiser knows how to make money...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2015
Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson
Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?
Jeanette Winterson
A 2013 World Book Night selection. Shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards 'UK Author of the Year' 2012. A companion to Oranges are Not the Only Fruit, allowing Jeanette Winterson to explore the truth (often far worse...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2012
Why be Happy When You Could be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson
Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?
Jeanette Winterson
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 15 December 2011. Funny, acute, fierce and celebratory, this is a tough-minded search for belonging, for love, an identity, a home, and a mother.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2011
Oranges are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
Oranges are Not the Only Fruit
Jeanette Winterson
‘She is a master of her material, a writer in whom great talent abides’ Vanity Fair
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/1991

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