Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

This is the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen, Jeanette decides to leave the church, her home and her family, for the young woman she loves. Innovative, punchy and tender, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a few days ride into the bizarre outposts of religious excess and human obsession. With a new introduction by the author 'Witty, bizarre, extraordinary and exhilarating' The Times 'She is a master of her material, a writer in whom great talent abides' Vanity Fair 'Many consider her to be the best living writer in this language... In her hands, words are fluid, radiant, humming' Evening Standard 'A novel that deserves revisiting' Observer 'A wonderful rites-of-passage novel' Mariella Frostrup

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  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • ISBN : 1409088561
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 68 reviews
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Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 24 November 2009
GET THIS BOOKOranges Are Not The Only Fruit

This is the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen, Jeanette decides to leave the church, her home and her family, for the young woman she loves. Innovative, punchy and tender, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a few days ride into the bizarre outposts of religious excess

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release : 01 December 2007
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The New York Times–bestselling author’s Whitbread Prize–winning debut—“Winterson has mastered both comedy and tragedy in this rich little novel” (The Washington Post Book World). When it first appeared, Jeanette Winterson’s extraordinary debut novel received unanimous international praise, including the prestigious Whitbread Prize for best first fiction. Winterson went on to fulfill that promise, producing some of the most dazzling fiction and nonfiction of the past decade, including her celebrated memoir Why Be Happy When You

Oranges are Not the Only Fruit

Oranges are Not the Only Fruit
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 17 April 2021
GET THIS BOOKOranges are Not the Only Fruit

The is 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 to leave the church, her home and her family for the young woman she loves. Innovative, punchy and tender, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a few days' ride into the bizarre outposts of religious excess and

The Function of Fairy Tales in Jeanette Winterson's Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

The Function of Fairy Tales in Jeanette Winterson's Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
  • Author : Anonym
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release : 01 December 2010
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Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: 1,0, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, language: English, abstract: In terms of genre, Jeanette Winterson's 1985 novel Oranges are not the Only Fruit is definitely groundbreaking. The author uses autobiographical elements, elements of the female Bildungsroman but also of the typical coming out novel. Furthermore, besides many allusions to other literary works and an enormous use of intertextuality, Winterson constructs girlhood through fantasy, myth, and fairy tales which challenge the

The Passion

The Passion
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release : 01 December 2007
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A magical, wonderful modern classic about the destinies of Napoleon’s faithful cook and the daughter of a Venetian boatman. Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, The Passion intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people: Henri, a simple French soldier, who follows Napoleon from glory to Russian ruin; and Villanelle, the red-haired, web-footed daughter of a Venetian boatman, whose husband has gambled away her heart. In Venice’s compound of carnival, chance, and darkness, the pair meets

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release : 06 March 2012
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A New York Times bestseller: The “magnificent” memoir by one of the bravest and most original writers of our time—“A tour de force of literature and love” (Vogue). Jeanette Winterson’s bold and revelatory novels have established her as a major figure in world literature. Her internationally best-selling debut, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, tells the story of a young girl adopted by Pentecostal parents, and has become a staple of required reading in contemporary fiction classes. Why

Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson
  • Author : Margaret Reynolds,Jonathan Noakes
  • Publisher : Vintage Books
  • Release : 17 April 2021
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In Vintage Living Texts, teachers and students will find the essential guide to the writer's works, together with an in-depth interview relating specifically to the texts under discussion. Each guide deals with the writer's themes, genre and narrative technique and a close reading will provide a rich source of ideas for intelligent and inventive ways of approaching the novels. Texts: Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit The Passion Sexing the Cherry The Powerbook

Frankissstein

Frankissstein
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release : 01 October 2019
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LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE. From New York Times bestselling author Jeanette Winterson comes her most anticipated book since Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desire. Since her astonishing debut at twenty-five with Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Jeanette Winterson has achieved worldwide critical and commercial success as "one of the most daring and inventive writers of our time" (Elle). Her new novel, Frankissstein, is an audacious

The World and Other Places

The World and Other Places
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 17 April 2013
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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Jeanette Winterson's delectable first novel, announced the arrival of 'a fresh voice with a mind behind it,' as Muriel Spark has written. 'She is a master of her material, a writer in whom great talent deeply abides'--and her reputation and accomplishment have grown with each of her five subsequent novels. Now, with her first collection--seventeen stories that span her entire career--Jeanette Winterson reveals all the facets of her extraordinary imagination. Whether transporting us

The Function of Fairy Tales in Jeanette Winterson's Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

The Function of Fairy Tales in Jeanette Winterson's Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
  • Author : Anonym
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release : 01 December 2010
GET THIS BOOKThe Function of Fairy Tales in Jeanette Winterson's Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: 1,0, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, language: English, abstract: In terms of genre, Jeanette Winterson's 1985 novel Oranges are not the Only Fruit is definitely groundbreaking. The author uses autobiographical elements, elements of the female Bildungsroman but also of the typical coming out novel. Furthermore, besides many allusions to other literary works and an enormous use of intertextuality, Winterson constructs girlhood through fantasy, myth, and fairy tales which challenge the

Boating for Beginners

Boating for Beginners
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 17 April 1990
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"Do you understand the meaning of life?" asked Gloria. She knew that everyone sought this mysterious meaning because it was in all the magazines. Every month there was an article on how to be fulfilled and what to invest in when you were... oating for Beginners is a comic book with pictures. A pleasure boat company is transformed when the proprietor, Noah, is chosen by the 'One True God' to put 'sunny' faith back in the world and women back

Gut Symmetries

Gut Symmetries
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 17 April 2013
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The highwire artist of the English novel redraws the romantic triangle for the post-Einsteinian universe, where gender is as elastic as matter, and any accurate Grand Unified Theory (GUT) must encompass desire alongside electromagnetism and gravity. One starry night on a boat in the mid-Atlantic, Alice, a brilliant English theoretical physicist, begins an affair with Jove, her remorselessly seductive American counterpart. But Jove is married. When Alice confronts his wife, Stella, she swiftly falls in love with her, with consequences

Diving into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972

Diving into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972
  • Author : Adrienne Rich
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 01 April 2013
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In her seventh volume of poetry, Adrienne Rich searches to reclaim—to discover—what has been forgotten, lost, or unexplored. "I came to explore the wreck. / The words are purposes. / The words are maps. / I came to see the damage that was done / and the treasures that prevail." These provocative poems move with the power of Rich's distinctive voice.

Sexing the Cherry

Sexing the Cherry
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release : 01 December 2007
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“The marvelous and the horrific, the mythic and the mundane overlap and intermingle in this wonderfully inventive novel.” —The New York Times Winner of the E. M. Forster Award In a fantastic world that is and is not seventeenth-century England, a baby is found floating in the Thames. The child, Jordan, is rescued by Dog Woman and grows up to travel the globe like Gulliver—though he finds that the most curious oddities come from his own mind. The spiraling

Lighthousekeeping

Lighthousekeeping
  • Author : Jeanette Winterson
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release : 04 February 2011
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Motherless and anchorless, red-headed Silver is taken in by the timeless Mr. Pew, keeper of the Cape Wrath lighthouse, located at the isolated northwestern tip of Scotland. Pew teaches her to “man the light” but more importantly he tells her ancient tales of longing and rootlessness, of ties that bind and of the slippages that occur throughout every life, not least those of the local inhabitants. One local, Babel Dark, a nineteenth-century clergyman who loved one woman but married another,