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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit - Jeanette Winterson
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
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3.50 5
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099935704
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 172
Edition language: English
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4.0 Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
4 Stars ☆☆☆☆This book had me hooked right from the beginning and I really struggled to put it down. There were a couple reasons though why I felt I couldn't give it the full 5 stars. The book was quite short, which I didn't think would be a problem, but this meant that the story didn't go as deep as...
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4.0 Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit
Like most experimental stories, it took me a few days to decide if this one is terrible or brilliant. With experimental writing, there is always a fine line between “OMG this is awesome!” and “WTF is this?” Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is part autobiography, part essay, and part fairytale. These d...
Bettie's Books
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3.0 Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
bookshelves: radio-4, published-1985, glbt, author-in-the-mirror, lit-richer, protestant, play-dramatisation, amusing, britain-england, eng-lanc-accrington, authoritarian-parenting, autobiography-memoir Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from April 07 to 17, 2016 http://www.bbc.co.uk/pro...
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2.5 Winterson's Oranges are not the Only Fruit
This is a book about a teenage lesbian who is razed in a fundamentalist christian household. The book was written in 1984 and it very much smacks of the most tedious parts of 1980s lesbian radicalism. Despite the fact that the main male character is a man who has been henpecked into non-existence ...
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3.0 The Daylight Gate, Jeannette Winterson
I had every intention of loving this book, but unfortunately it didn't grab me the way that Winterson's novel Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit or her memoir Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? did. Winterson's writing in this novella is as vivid and evocative as always, but I wanted more charact...
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