Sexing the Cherry

Paperback | January 9, 1998

byJeanette Winterson

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A dazzling fusion of history, fable and myth; the story of Jordan and his mother, who live in pestilent London during the reign of Charles II.

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Jeanette Winterson unleashes a tour de force novel combining the mythical with the wonderful in Sexing the Cherry. In it, the Dog Woman, a murderous creature, finds a baby floating in the Thames River. She adopts the child for her son and names him Jordan. Later, as a young lad, Jordan travels the world seeking wonder and knowledge, in a remarkable tale that melds the metaphysical and unfathomable...

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A dazzling fusion of history, fable and myth; the story of Jordan and his mother, who live in pestilent London during the reign of Charles II.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.53 inPublished:January 9, 1998Publisher:GroveAtlantic, Incorporated

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ISBN - 10:0802135781

ISBN - 13:9780802135780

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lyrically mind-bending A mother's love for her son, time travel, 12 cloud-dancing sisters......this book is a marvel of the eccentric all the while capturing the essence of humanity: loyalty, familial love, sexual desire, soul exploration and the twisted ways of society.
Date published: 2007-09-27