Sexing The Cherry

October 24, 2000|
Sexing The Cherry by Jeanette Winterson
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In the reign of Charles II, Jordan and his mother, the Dog-Woman, live on the banks of the stinking Thames, where they take in sights ranging from the first pineapple in London to Royalist heads on pikes. As a young man, Jordan leaves to travel the world, seeking wonder and knowledge, and learns that every journey conceals another within it. Sexing The Cherry celebrates the power of the imagination as it playfully juggles with our perceptions of history and reality; love and sex; lies and truths; and the twelve dancing princesses who lived happily ever after, but not with their husbands.
A novelist whose honours include England’s Whitbread Prize, and the American Academy’s E. M. Forster Award, as well as the Prix d’argent at the Cannes Film Festival, JEANETTE WINTERSON burst onto the literary scene as a very young woman in 1985 with Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. Her subsequent novels, including Sexi...
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Title:Sexing The Cherry
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:160 pages, 8.03 X 5.2 X 0.42 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 8.03 X 5.2 X 0.42 in
Published:October 24, 2000
Publisher:Knopf Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780676973488

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