The Passion

byJeanette WintersonRead byTania Rodrigues, Daniel Pirrie

January 7, 2020|
The Passion by Jeanette Winterson
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A magical, wonderful modern classic about the destinies of Napoleon''s faithful cook and the daughter of a Venetian boatman. 

Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, The Passion intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people: Henri, a simple French soldier, who follows Napoleon from glory to Russian ruin; and Villanelle, the red-haired, web-footed daughter of a Venetian boatman, whose husband has gambled away her heart. In Venice''s compound of carnival, chance, and darkness, the pair meets their singular destiny. 

In her unique and mesmerizing voice, Jeanette Winterson''s “concentrated, beautifully detailed prose” (The New York Times) unfurls a “historical novel quite different from any other” (Vanity Fair). 

“Recalls García Márquez... Magical touches dance like highlights over the brilliance of this fairy tale about passion, gambling, madness, and androgynous ecstasy.” (Edmund White)

Jeanette Winterson is the author of Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, which won the Whitbread First Novel Award in 1985. Her second novel, The Passion, won the John Llewllyn Rhys Prize in 1987, and was followed by Sexing the Cherry, which won the 1989 EM Forster Award. Her other works include The Powerbook, Written on the Body, Arts and ...
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Title:The Passion
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:5.5 X 6.5 X 0.63 in
Shipping dimensions:5.5 X 6.5 X 0.63 in
Published:January 7, 2020
Publisher:Brilliance Audio
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781799717409

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