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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

A Sunday Telegraph Book of the Year'Packed with charm and beautifully illustrated, it's a book that will solve your gift dilemmas and let you escape the less salubrious aspects of Christmas for a literary wonderland'...

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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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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

The shocking, heart-breaking - and often very funny - true story behind Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, was published. It was a story of survival. ...

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

Jeanette Winterson

A collection of pieces on modernism, autobiography, style, and painting, arguing the importance of art in our lives. The essays also discuss intimately the author's relationship to her own work and the books that she loves.

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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

The shocking, heart-breaking - and often very funny - true story behind Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. In 1985 Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, was published. It was a story of survival. ...

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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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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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12 Bytes: How We Got Here. Where We Might Go Next
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12 Bytes: How We Got Here. Where We Might Go Next

Jeanette Winterson

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Hansel and Greta
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Hansel and Greta

Jeanette Winterson, Laura Barrett

It takes a lot more time for anything to grow than it does for anything to be chopped down.

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The PowerBook
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The PowerBook

Jeanette Winterson

'Winterson is a rangy pirate, a world-swashbuckler, a plunderer of stories, literatures and hearts' Ali Smith, Scotsman 'It's night. Finally, you can be the hero of your own life. But, there is a price to pay - the risk...

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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

'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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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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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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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, Tania Rodrigues, Daniel Pirrie

'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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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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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

If you crave the mystery, the family rituals, and the special victuals of Christmastime, you'll savor . . . bold, revelatory feminist writer Jeanette Winterson's Christmas Days. --Elle

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

Jeanette Winterson

Winterson's bold and revelatory novels have earned her widespread acclaim, establishing her as a major figure in world literature. It is a book full of stories about how a painful past, which Winterson thought she had written over...

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