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Winterson, Jeanette 1959-

Works: 456 works in 1,928 publications in 15 languages and 44,552 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  History  Biography  Psychological fiction  Science fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Narrator, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, zxx, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: PR6073.I558, 823.914
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Oranges are not the only fruit by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

156 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winner of the Whitbread Prize for best first fiction, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a coming-out novel from Winterson, the acclaimed author of The Passion and Sexing the Cherry. The narrator, Jeanette, cuts her teeth on the knowledge that she is one of God's elect, but as this budding evangelical comes of age, and comes to terms with her preference for her own sex, the peculiar balance of her God-fearing household crumbles."--Jacket
The passion by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

115 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, "The Passion" intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people: Henri, a simple French soldier, and Villanelle, the daughter of a Venetian boatmen, who has lost her heart to a married noblewoman and who wanders the Western world to retrieve it
Written on the body by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

85 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most beguilingly seductive novel to date from the author of The Passion and Sexing the Cherry. Winterson chronicles the consuming affair between the narrator, who is given neither name nor gender, and the beloved, a complex and confused married woman."
Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

51 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken in by the enigmatic blind keeper of the Cape Wrath lighthouse, an orphaned Silver listens as the aged man recounts stories that center around a nineteenth-century clergyman who lived a paradoxical life
Sexing the cherry by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

90 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The daylight gate by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Nutter fights for justice when a group of Pendle women are accused of witchcraft during the reign of England's James I, when being Catholic is considered an act of treason and the Latin High Mass is comparable to the satanic Black Mass
The stone gods by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

39 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This richly textured novel is set in the distant future on the planet Orbus which, according to its rulers, 'isn't dying' but merely 'evolving in a way that is hostile to human life'. Like all the best sci-fi, it is essentially about the present, its vision of a society obsessed with youth, sex and celebrity offering a stark warning to our own
Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

34 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Silver sets out to find the Timekeeper--a clock that controls time--and to protect it from falling into the hands of two people who want to use the device for their own nefarious ends
The gap of time : the Winter's tale retold by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

24 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" moves from London after the 2008 financial crisis to the storm-ravaged American city of New Bohemia, in a story of the destructive effect of jealousy and the redemptive power of love
Art & lies : a piece for three voices and a bawd by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

39 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defrocked priest describes how he removed the breast of a perfectly healthy prostitute to punish her for her lifestyle in this experimental novel. The priest, who is a doctor, is one of three characters discussing art, technology and truth while travelling on a high-speed train. The others are a painter and a poet. By the author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
Weight by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

35 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and Polish and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When I was asked to choose a myth to write about, I realized I had chosen already. The story of Atlas holding up the world was in my mind before the telephone call had ended. If the call had not come, perhaps I would never have written the story, but when the call did come, that story was waiting to be written. Rewritten
Gut symmetries by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

44 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The high-wire artist of the English novel redraws the romantic triangle for the post-Einsteinian universe, a place where gender is as elastic as matter. "Dazzling for its intelligence and inventiveness".--"Elle."
The PowerBook by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

51 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An e-mail writer called Ali will compose anything you like, on order, provided you're prepared to enter the story as yourself and risk leaving it as someone else. You can be the hero of your own life. You can have freedom just for one night. But there is a price, and Ali discovers that she, too, will have to pay it."--Jacket
The world and other places by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

42 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen stories on a range of subjects. The story, Newton, is on conformity in suburbia, Poetics of Sex is on lesbian love, and Disappearance I is on a world where sleep is illegal
Christmas days : 12 stories and 12 feasts for 12 days by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories that Winterson has written annually at Christmas includes tales of trees with magical powers, a tinsel baby that talks, flying dogs, philosophical fairies, and a haunted house. Each story is followed by a recipe
The King of Capri by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greedy and self-centered king of Capri has a reversal of fortune when the wind blows all of his precious things into the backyard of a kind and generous Naples washerwoman, Mrs. Jewel
Tracey Emin : works 1963-2006 by Tracey Emin( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The most highly publicized of the infamous Young British Artists, Emin has stirred as much controversy as she has acclaim, being both highly personal and extremely original in her art. Emin's work is engaging, titillating, disturbing, and startlingly confessional. One of her most famous pieces is Everyone I Ever Slept With 1963-1995, a tent appliquEd with names. Another notorious work, My Bed--the scene where she spent four days contemplating suicide--was exhibited at Tate Britain when the artist was short-listed for the Turner prize in 1999. Though denounced by conservative critics at the outset, Emin's work has attracted serious critical attention for more than a decade. In the words of Art in America, "What brought Emin to prominence was shock value, but what keeps her work powerful as she continues is the strength and nuance of its form and content." Compiled in close collaboration with the artist herself--and unprecedented in its scope--this is the definitive book on Emin, featuring drawings, paintings, sculptures, appliquEs and embroideries, neon and video stills as well as her own writing."--Publisher's website
Bill Moyers on faith & reason( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers explores the mysterious region between rationality and belief, joined by some of the world's most provocative writers and thinkers
The battle of the sun by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack is the chosen one, the Radiant Boy the Magus needs in order to perfect the alchemy that will transform London of the 1600s into a golden city. But Jack isn't the kind of boy who will do what he is told. An epic and nail-biting adventure featuring dragons, knights and Queen Elizabeth I
The gap of time : a novel by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

14 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'I saw the strangest sight tonight.' New Bohemia. America. A storm. A black man finds a white baby abandoned in the night. He gathers her up - light as a star - and decides to take her home. London. England. After the financial crash. Leo Kaiser knows how to make money but he doesn't know how to manage the jealousy he feels towards his best friend and his wife. Is the newborn baby even his? New Bohemia. 17 years later. A boy and a girl are falling in love but there's a lot they don't know about who they are and where they come from. Jeanette Winterson's cover version of The Winter's Tale vibrates with echoes of the original but tells a contemporary story where Time itself is a player in a game of high stakes that will either end in tragedy or forgiveness. It shows us that however far we have been separated, whatever is lost shall be found
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Oranges are not the only fruit
Alternative Names
Jeanette Winterson britische Schriftstellerin

Jeanette Winterson britisk manusforfattar og skribent

Jeanette Winterson britisk manusforfatter og skribent

Jeanette Winterson britisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Jeanette Winterson Brits schrijfster

Jeanette Winterson brittisk manusförfattare och författare

Jeanette Winterson scrittrice britannica

Jeanette Winterson skieuse alpine autrichienne

Jeanette Winterson usona verkistino

Jeanette Wintersonová

Vintersone, Dženeta 1959-

Winterson Jeanette

Уинтерсон Д. 1959-

Уинтерсон, Джанет

Уинтерсон, Джанет, 1959-

ג'נט ווינטרסון סופרת בריטית

ג'נט וינטרסון סופרת בריטית

ווינטרסון, ג׳נט 1959-

ווינטרסון, ג'נט 1959-

וינטרסון, ג'נט 1959-

جانيت وينترسون كاتبة إنجليزية

جنت وینترسون نویسنده و فیلمنامه‌نویس بریتانیایی

윈터슨, 자넷 1959-

윈터슨, 재닛 1959-

윈터슨, 지넷 1959

윈트손, 자넷 1959-

ウィンタースン, ジャネット

ウィンターソン, ジャネット



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Polish (28)

German (24)

French (17)

Italian (16)

Chinese (12)

Turkish (5)

Romanian (4)

Dutch (4)

Estonian (2)

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Russian (1)

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The passionWritten on the bodyLighthousekeepingSexing the cherryThe stone godsTanglewreckArt & lies : a piece for three voices and a bawdWeight