The Stone Gods

May 5, 2009|
The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson
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A glimpse into unlikely love braved in the face of the void. On the airwaves, all the talk is of the new blue planet–pristine and habitable, like our own 65 million years ago, before we took it to the edge of destruction. And off the air, Billie and Spike are falling in love. What will happen when their story combines with the world’s story, as they whirl towards Planet Blue, into the future? Will they–and we–ever find a safe landing place?

Of immense imaginary and emotional scope, The Stone Gods is Jeanette Winterson at her prescient, playful, muscular best. An interplanetary love story, a traveller’s tale, a hymn to the beauty of the world, this is a novel that will change forever the stories we tell about the earth, about love and about stories themselves.
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:The Stone Gods
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 7.99 X 5.24 X 0.53 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.99 X 5.24 X 0.53 in
Published:May 5, 2009
Publisher:Knopf Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780307397232

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