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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 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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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

A Sunday Telegraph Book of the YearJeanette Winterson brings together twelve of her brilliantly imaginative, funny and bold Christmas stories, linked by personal memories and twelve delicious recipes for the Twelve Days of...

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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

A Sunday Telegraph Book of the YearJeanette Winterson brings together twelve of her brilliantly imaginative, funny and bold Christmas stories, linked by personal memories and twelve delicious recipes for the Twelve Days of...

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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

Presents the story of how the painful past Jeanette Winterson thought she had written over and repainted returned to haunt her later life, and sent her on a journey into madness and out again, in search of her real mother.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Written on the Body
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Written on the Body

Jeanette Winterson

Written on the body is a secret code only visible in certain lights: the accumulation of a lifetime gather there. In places the palimpsest is so heavily worked that the letters feel like braille. I like to keep my body rolled away...

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Love: Vintage Minis
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Love: Vintage Minis

Jeanette Winterson

How do we love? With romance. With work. Through heartbreak. Throughout a lifetime. As a means, but not an end. This book focuses on love in all its forms. It includes selections from Jeanette Winterson's books about that...

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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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Gut Symmetries
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Gut Symmetries

Jeanette Winterson

A funny and tender celebration of love in all its frailty, confusion and excess, from the author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

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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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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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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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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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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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 Special priceAntony Gormley - LAND: An exploration of what it means to be human in remote places across the British Isles
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Antony Gormley - LAND: An exploration of what it means to be human in remote places across the British Isles

Rosalind Horne, Jeanette Winterson, Clare Richardson

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Landmark Trust commissioned an installation from Antony Gormley. This book records its places and explores their meanings. It is accompanied by photographs of the varied seascapes and...

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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
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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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Frankissstein
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Frankissstein

Jeanette Winterson

From internationally bestselling icon Jeanette Winterson comes her most highly anticipated new book since Why Be Happy When You Could be Normal?, about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desire

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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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The Passion
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The Passion

Jeanette Winterson, Daniel Pirrie, Tania Rodrigues, Audible Studios

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: 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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The Passion
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The Passion

Jeanette Winterson, Daniel Pirrie, Tania Rodrigues, Audible Studios

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 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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Gut Symmetries
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Gut Symmetries

Jeanette Winterson

Beginning an affair with an older scientist, a leader in their mutual field of theoretical physics, a young woman also forms an intense friendship with, and abiding passion for, his wife.

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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

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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Sexing the Cherry
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Sexing the Cherry

Jeanette Winterson

Interweaving elements of fantasy and history, this novel chronicles the adventures of Jordan, who lives with his mother by the Thames during the reign of Charles II, as he follows his dreams to the end of the world, and beyond.

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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

'There is no such thing as autobiography, there is only art and lies'. Stories within stories take us through the unlikely love-affairs of one Doll Sneerpiece, an 18th century bawd, and into the world of painful beauty where...

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

Jeanette Winterson

In ancient Greek mythology, Atlas, a member of the original race of gods called Titans, leads a rebellion against the new deities, the Olympians. With her typical wit and verve, Winterson brings Atlas into the 21st century.

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The Daylight Gate
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The Daylight Gate

Jeanette Winterson

Alice Nutter fights for justice when a group of Pendle women are accused of witchcraft during the reign of England's James I, when being Catholic is considered an act of treason and the Latin High Mass is comparable to the satanic...

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

Jeanette Winterson

Originally published in 1985 and now available for the first time in hardback as part of the new BLOOMSBURY CLASSICS series, a fictional account of a Northern childhood, shown as a BAFTA award-winning BBC series last year. From...

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The Gap of Time
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The Gap of Time

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 Powerbook
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The Powerbook

Jeanette Winterson

The author of 'Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit' fashions a rich novel around Ali, a young woman who will compose anything in cyberspace for anyone who wants them, for a price.

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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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Tanglewreck
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Tanglewreck

Jeanette Winterson

A little way in the future, time is distorting. Time Tornadoes are causing havoc. People are whirled out of their own time, never to return, and a Woolly Mammoth has been seen on the banks of the River Thames. But time is big...

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Art and Lies
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Art and Lies

Jeanette Winterson

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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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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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Les oranges ne sont pas les seuls fruits
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Les oranges ne sont pas les seuls fruits

Jeanette Winterson

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