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Midsummer Nights: Tales from the Opera:: with Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Barry, Ali Smith & more
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Midsummer Nights: Tales from the Opera:: with Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Barry, Ali Smith & more

Jeanette Winterson

Specially commissioned short story collection with stellar contributors, all based on the stories behind favourite operas.

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Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?
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Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?

Jeanette Winterson

In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, was published. It is the story of how the painful past Jeanette Winterson thought she had written over and repainted returned to haunt her later life, and...

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Oranges are Not the Only Fruit
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Oranges are Not the Only Fruit

Jeanette Winterson

Tells the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen, Jeanette decides...

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Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days
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Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days

Jeanette Winterson, Imogen Church, Audible Studios

First published by Jonathan Cape in 2016 --Title page verso.

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Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days
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Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days

Jeanette Winterson, Imogen Church, Audible Studios

First published by Jonathan Cape in 2016 --Title page verso.

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Oranges are Not the Only Fruit
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Oranges are Not the Only Fruit

Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette is adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen, Jeanette decides to leave the...

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12 Bytes: How artificial intelligence will change the way we live and love
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12 Bytes: How artificial intelligence will change the way we live and love

Jeanette Winterson

Twelve bytes. Twelve eye-opening, mind-expanding, funny and provocative essays on the implications of artificial intelligence for the way we live and the way we love - from Sunday Times-bestselling author Jeanette Winterson.

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Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?: Library Edition
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Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?: Library Edition

Jeanette Winterson

Memories of the author about her difficult childhood as the adopted daughter of an English mother with strong religious convictions, and her subsequent search for her biological mother.

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Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?
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Why be Happy When You Could be Normal?

Jeanette Winterson

In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, was published. It is the story of how the painful past Jeanette Winterson thought she had written over and repainted returned to haunt her later life, and...

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Frankissstein: A Love Story
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Frankissstein: A Love Story

Jeanette Winterson

From 'one of the most gifted writers working today' (New York Times) comes an audacious new novel about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desireIn Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love -...

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Hansel and Greta: A Fairy Tale Revolution
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Hansel and Greta: A Fairy Tale Revolution

Jeanette Winterson, Laura Barrett

Jeanette Winterson retells 'Hansel and Gretel'.

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The Daylight Gate
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The Daylight Gate

Jeanette Winterson

In Lancaster Castle two notorious witches await trial and certain death, while the beautiful and wealthy Alice Nutter rides to their defence. And a Jesuit priest and former Gunpowder plotter makes his way from France to a place he...

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Weight
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Weight

Jeanette Winterson

A strikingly original and profound slice of mythology from the award-winning author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

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Art & Lies: A Piece for Three Voices and a Bawd
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Art & Lies: A Piece for Three Voices and a Bawd

Jeanette Winterson

Set in a London of the near future, its three principal characters, Handel, Picasso and Sappho, separately flee the city and find themselves on the same train, drawn to one another through the curious agency of a book. This book...

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The Powerbook
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The Powerbook

Jeanette Winterson

The PowerBook is twenty-first century fiction that uses past, present and future as shifting dimensions of a multiple reality. The story is simple. An e-writer called Ali or Alix will write to order anything you like, provided...

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 Read reviewThe Stone Gods
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The Stone Gods

Jeanette Winterson

On the airwaves, all the talk is of the new blue planet - pristine and habitable, like our own 65 million years ago, before we took it to the edge of destruction. And off the air, Billie and Spike are falling in love. What will...

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 Read reviewWhy Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Jeanette Winterson

In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, was published. It was Jeanette's version of the story of a terraced house in Accrington, an adopted child, and the thwarted giantess Mrs Winterson. It was a...

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Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit
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Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

Jeanette Winterson

This is the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect.With a new introduction by the author'Witty, bizarre, extraordinary and exhilarating'The Times'She is a master of her material, a writer in...

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The Passion
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The Passion

Jeanette Winterson

inventive and brilliant' Guardian'As moving and funny as it is skilful, and reflects the author's formidable appetite for life' Sunday Times'A book of great imaginative audacity and assurance...brilliantly physical (and funny)...

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The Gap of Time
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The Gap of Time

Jeanette Winterson

A baby girl is abandoned, banished from London to the storm-ravaged American city of New Bohemia. Her father has been driven mad by jealousy, her mother to exile by grief. Seventeen years later, Perdita doesn't know a lot about...

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Frankissstein: A Love Story
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Frankissstein: A Love Story

Jeanette Winterson

A radical love story for right now, from 'one of the most gifted writers working today' (New York Times)

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Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere
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Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere

Jeanette Winterson, Emmeline Pankhurst

One hundred years after women were first granted the vote, award-winning author Jeanette Winterson celebrates how far we have come on the road to equality, and calls on women and men alike to continue the fight. ...

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Sexing the Cherry
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Sexing the Cherry

Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson's voice is startlingly original, and her imaginative feats are utterly dazzling'Cosmopolitan'Her stories and characters levitate off the page into dancing life... A bold, bizarre and timely...

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Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit
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Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

Jeanette Winterson

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a warm, witty and daring novel that gives voice to irrepressible desire. Meet ten of literature's most iconic heroines, jacketed in bold portraits by female photographers from around the...

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12 Bytes: How artificial intelligence will change the way we live and love
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12 Bytes: How artificial intelligence will change the way we live and love

Jeanette Winterson

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The Waves
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The Waves

Virginia Woolf, Jeanette Winterson, Gillian Beer

WITH INTRODUCTIONS BY JEANETTE WINTERSON AND GILLIAN BEERThe Waves is an astonishingly beautiful and poetic novel.The Vintage Classics Virginia Woolf series has been curated by Jeanette Winterson, and the texts used are based on...

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The Daylight Gate
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The Daylight Gate

Jeanette Winterson

'Utterly compulsive' Daily Telegraph 'A gripping gothic read' Sarah Hall, Guardian 'So seductive ...

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The Passion
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The Passion

Jeanette Winterson, Daniel Pirrie, Tania Rodrigues, Audible Studios

'What you risk reveals what you value...' The Passion is a fairy tale about survival and broken-heartedness, cruelty, obsession and madness. Henri had a passion for Napoleon and Napoleon had a passion for chicken.

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The Passion
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The Passion

Jeanette Winterson, Daniel Pirrie, Tania Rodrigues, Audible Studios

'What you risk reveals what you value...' The Passion is a fairy tale about survival and broken-heartedness, cruelty, obsession and madness. Henri had a passion for Napoleon and Napoleon had a passion for chicken.

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The Gap Of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold
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The Gap Of Time: The Winter’s Tale Retold

Jeanette Winterson, Penelope Rawlins, Ben Onwukwe, Mark Bazeley

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 but he doesn't know how to...

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The Gap Of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold
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The Gap Of Time: The Winter’s Tale Retold

Jeanette Winterson, Penelope Rawlins, Ben Onwukwe, Mark Bazeley

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 but he doesn't know how to...

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Sexing the Cherry
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Sexing the Cherry

Jeanette Winterson, Juliet Stevenson

Celebrating the power of the imagination as it playfully juggles with our perception of history and reality, this book features the story about love and sex; lies and truths; and twelve dancing princesses who lived happily ever...

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The Passion
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The Passion

Jeanette Winterson

Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, The Passion intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people: Henri, a simple French soldier, and Villanelle, the daughter of aVenetian boatmen, who has lost her heart to...

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Lighthousekeeping
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Lighthousekeeping

Jeanette Winterson

A tale of the young orphan Silver, taken in by the ancient lighthousekeeper Mr. Pew, who reveals to her a world of mystery through the art of storytelling.

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The Gap of Time: William Shakespeare' The Winter's Tale Retold: A Novel
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The Gap of Time: William Shakespeare' The Winter’s Tale Retold: A Novel

Jeanette Winterson

A modern retelling of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale moves from London after the 2008 financial crisis to the storm-ravaged American city of New Bohemia, in a story of the destructive effect of jealousy and the redemptive power...

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The Stone Gods
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The Stone Gods

Jeanette Winterson

Billie Crusoe and the renegade robo-sapian Spike have been assigned to colonize a new blue planet. But when a technical maneuver intended to make it inhabitable backfires, Billie and Spike's flight to the future becomes a...

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The World and Other Places
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The World and Other Places

Jeanette Winterson

A collection of short stories that reveals various facets of an extraordinary imagination. In prose that is full of imagery and word-play, it creates physical and psychological worlds that are at once familiar and yet shockingly...

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Written on the Body
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Written on the Body

Jeanette Winterson

The most beguilingly seductive novel to date from the author of The Passion and Sexing the Cherry. Winterson chronicles the consuming affair between the narrator, who is given neither name nor gender, and the beloved, a complex...

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Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery
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Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery

Jeanette Winterson

Winterson's own passionate vision of art is presented here, provocatively and personally, in pieces on Modernism, autobiography, style, painting, the future of fiction, in two essays on Virginia Woolf, and more intimately in...

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Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days
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Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days

Jeanette Winterson

For years Jeanette Winterson has written a new story at Christmas time and here she brings together twelve of her brilliantly imaginative, funny, and bold tales, along with twelve delicious recipes for the twelve days of...

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Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles
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Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles

Jeanette Winterson

Bringing the story of Atlas into the twenty-first century, the author questions about the nature of choice and coercion, and how we forge our own destiny.

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Art & Lies
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Art & Lies

Jeanette Winterson

One of the most audacious and provocative writers on either side of the Atlantic now gives readers a dazzling, arousing, and wise improvisation on art, Eros, language, and identity. A series of intense, artful musings that are...

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Lighthousekeeping
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Lighthousekeeping

Jeanette Winterson

Silver, an orphaned girl, is taken in by the mysterious old keeper of a lighthouse on the Scottish coast, who tells her stories about a 19th-century clergyman who lived two lives: a public one mired in darkness and deceit and a...

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Art and Lies
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Art and Lies

Jeanette Winterson

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The Daylight Gate: Library Edition
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The Daylight Gate: Library Edition

Jeanette Winterson, Nicola Barber

In Lancaster Castle two notorious witches await trial and certain death, while the beautiful and wealthy Alice Nutter rides to their defence. And a Jesuit priest and former Gunpowder plotter makes his way from France to a place he...

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The Daylight Gate
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The Daylight Gate

Jeanette Winterson, Nicola Barber

Can a man be maimed by witchcraft? Can a severed head speak? Based on the most notorious of English witch-trials, this is a tale of magic, superstition, conscience and ruthless murder. It is set in a time when politics...

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The Daylight Gate
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The Daylight Gate

Jeanette Winterson, Nicola Barber

Can a man be maimed by witchcraft? Can a severed head speak? Based on the most notorious of English witch-trials, this is a tale of magic, superstition, conscience and ruthless murder. It is set in a time when politics...

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Weight
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Weight

Jeanette Winterson, Dick Hill, Susie Breck

Weight is a work of general fiction.

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