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The Daylight Gate - Jeanette Winterson
The Daylight Gate
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Title: Daylight Gate Binding: Hardcover Author: Jeanette Winterson Publisher: Hammer
Title: Daylight Gate Binding: Hardcover Author: Jeanette Winterson Publisher: Hammer
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780099561859 (0099561859)
Publisher: Hammer
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Ironic Contradictions rated it
2.0 This Daylight Gate Does Not Shine
With university starting back in two weeks for me, I've managed to get to some of the unread books on my list. My reading material has doubled for this year due to the extra literature units I am required to take to finish off my course. Normally something like The Daylight Gate would not quite be o...
Gayla rated it
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...
Bookivorous rated it
2.5 Not quite 'The Crucible'
I haven't read Winterson before, but loved the sound of this book, based on the Pendle witch trials of 1612. Winterson has a massive reputation in the UK for taking risks with her prose and for presenting an uncompromisingly feminist point of view - she's a cooler, sharper version of Angela Carter i...
Cushla rated it
Review from Sarah Hall http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/aug/16/daylight-gate-jeanette-winterson-reviewAn Pendle: a place synonymous with witches and Britain's most notorious diabolism trials. The candle-passing parlour game says, if it dies in your hand, you've a forfeit to give. If you're going...
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