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Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

Jeanette Winterson author


Publisher:Vintage Publishing

Published:14th Oct '21


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'At that time I could not imagine what would become of me, and I didn't care. It was not judgement day, but another morning'

This is the story of Jeanette, adopted and brought up by working-class evangelists in the North of England to be one of God's elect. Passionate, headstrong and shielded by her mother's grand disapproval of a sinful world, she seems destined for life as a missionary. And then she meets Melanie.

At sixteen, Jeanette faces a world of uncertainty as she breaks from the church and her community for the young woman she loves. 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 world.

You'll find everything you need to know about mustering the courage to embrace your true self and live life without fear in Winterson's hugely engaging semi-autobiographical novel -- Mariella Frostrup * Sunday Times *

ISBN: 9781784877484

Dimensions: 198mm x 129mm x 16mm

Weight: 181g

256 pages