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Winterson, Jeanette 1959-

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Oranges are not the only fruit by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

192 editions published between 1984 and 2022 in 9 languages and held by 3,084 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 )

130 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 1,914 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 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 meet their singular destiny
Written on the body by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

94 editions published between 1992 and 2020 in 10 languages and held by 1,861 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."
Frankissstein : a love story by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

53 editions published between 2019 and 2021 in 6 languages and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An audacious new novel about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desire In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love - against their better judgement - with Victor Stein, a celebrated professor leading the public debate around AI. Meanwhile, Ron Lord, just divorced and living with Mum again, is set to make his fortune launching a new generation of sex dolls for lonely men everywhere. Across the Atlantic, in Phoenix, Arizona, a cryogenics facility houses dozens of bodies of men and women who are medically and legally dead ... but waiting to return to life. But the scene is set in 1816, when nineteen-year-old Mary Shelley writes a story about creating a non-biological life-form. `I have no fear, therefore I am powerful.' What will happen when homo sapiens is no longer the smartest thing on the planet? Jeanette Winterson shows us how much closer we are to that future than we realise. Funny and furious, bold and clear-sighted, Frankissstein is a love story about life itself."--Publisher
Sexing the cherry by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

99 editions published between 1989 and 2021 in 7 languages and held by 1,674 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
Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

67 editions published between 2004 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Orphaned and anchorless, Silver is taken in by blind Mr. Pew, the mysterious and miraculously old keeper of the Cape Wrath lighthouse. Pew tells Silver ancient tales of longing and rootlessness, of journeys that move through place and time, of passion and betrayal. His stories center on Babel Dark, a local nineteenth-century clergyman who lived two lives: a public one mired in darkness and a private one bathed in a beacon of light. Pew's stories are, for Silver, a map through her own particular darkness, into her own story and, finally, into love. With Lighthousekeeping, Winterson begins a new cycle and a return to the lyrical intimacy of her earliest work. One of the most original and extraordinary writers of her generation, Winterson has created a modern fable about the transformative power of storytelling."--Publisher's description
The daylight gate by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

39 editions published between 2012 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,513 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 )

52 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After rendering the planet unlivable, humankind begins to colonize a new blue planet, and heroine Billie Crusoe embarks on a personal odyssey into the future, in an adventure that explores humankind's relationship to the environment, power, and technology
The gap of time : the Winter's tale retold by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

32 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,229 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
Weight by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

54 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and Polish and held by 1,196 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
Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

44 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,192 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
Gut symmetries by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

56 editions published between 1990 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aboard the QE2 and under the stars, three lives converge. Two physicists - Jove, a married man, and Alice, a single woman - meet and commence an affair, only for Alice to fall in love with Jove's wife, Stella, a poet. Winterson captures all three sides of this triangle of desire - and the rich history that has brought them together - with her prodigious passion and intellect. Encompassing ideas that reach from the Greeks to the Grand Unified Theories (GUTs) of modern physics, Winterson incorporates the entire universe from Liverpool to New York, from quarks to cosmos - in a novel of sex and the spirit, the real and the fantastic, male and female, science and religion, and love in all its frailty and excess
Art & lies : a piece for three voices and a bawd by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

42 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,123 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
The PowerBook by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

57 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,121 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
Christmas days : 12 stories and 12 feasts for 12 days by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

20 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 1,024 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 world and other places by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

44 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 896 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
12 bytes : how we got here, where we might go next by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

12 editions published in 2021 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twelve eye-opening, mind-expanding, funny, and provocative essays on the implications of artificial intelligence for the way we live and the way we love from New York Times bestselling author Jeanette Winterson. "Talky, smart, anarchic and quite sexy," wrote Dwight Garner in the New York Times about Jeanette Winterson's last novel, Frankissstein, her first foray into the subject of AI. In 12 Bytes, Winterson's first nonfiction since her bestselling Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?, draws deeper from her years of considering artificial intelligence in all its bewildering manifestations. In brilliant, laser-focused, uniquely pointed, and witty storytelling, Winterson looks to history, religion, myth, literature, the politics of race and gender, and computer science, to help us understand the radical changes to the way we live and love that are happening now. When we create non-biological life-forms, will we do so in our image? Or will we accept the once-in-a-species opportunity to remake ourselves in their image? What do love, caring, sex, and attachment look like when humans form connections with non-human helpers, teachers, sex-workers, and companions? And what will happen to our deep-rooted assumptions about gender? Will the physical body that is our home soon be enhanced by biological and neural implants, keeping us fitter, younger, and connected? Is it time to join Elon Musk and leave Planet Earth? With wit, compassion, and curiosity, Winterson tackles AI's most fascinating talking points, from the algorithms that data-dossier your whole life to the weirdness of backing up your brain"--
The gap of time : a novel by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

30 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 494 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
The King of Capri by Jeanette Winterson( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and French and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a greedy king wakes up one morning, everything he owns has gone - blown across the bay to neighbouring Naples. When a poor and humble washerwoman wakes up that same morning her back yard is full of things that simply were not there the night before. Soon the king and the washerwoman meet for the first time and from that moment both their lives magically change
Tracey Emin : works 1963-2006 by Tracey Emin( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 406 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
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Oranges are not the only fruit
The passionWritten on the bodyFrankissstein : a love storySexing the cherryLighthousekeepingThe daylight gateThe stone godsThe gap of time : the Winter's tale retold
Alternative Names
Dženeta Vintersone

Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson, 1959-

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Vinterson Džanetė

Vintersone, Dženeta 1959-

Winterson J.

Winterson Jeanette

Wintersonová, Jeanette, 1959-

Джанет Вінтерсон англійська письменниця, сценаристка, журналістка, кінопродюсерка

Уинтерсон Д. 1959-

Уинтерсон, Джанет

Уинтерсон, Джанет, 1959-

Уинтерсон, Дженет, 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-

지넷 윈터슨

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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English (1,162)

Spanish (39)

German (34)

French (25)

Polish (21)

Italian (16)

Chinese (14)

Dutch (9)

Russian (5)

Romanian (4)

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Turkish (2)

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