Oranges are Not the Only Fruit

Oranges are Not the Only Fruit

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Instead of growing up to become a missionary as her mother has planned for her, Jess Debden falls in love with another girl, rejects the strident evangelism of her family and walks out of her small Lancashire home town to go to Oxford. Other work by the author of this title includes "Sexing the Cherry".
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 114.3 x 154.9 x 27.9mm | 204.12g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747510431
  • 9780747510437
  • 316,009

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"An explosively imaginative writer." -"The London Free Press" "She is a master of her material, a writer [of] great talent." -"Muriel Spark" "Many consider her to be the best living writer in this language." -"Evening Standard" "The overwhelming impression of her work is one of remarkable self-confidence, and she evidently thrives on risk.... As good as Poe: it dares you to laugh and stares you down." -"The New York Review of Books" "The most interesting writer I have read in twenty years." -Gore Vidal
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41,026 ratings
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4 38% (15,483)
3 27% (10,911)
2 8% (3,208)
1 3% (1,115)
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