Sexing The Cherry

Sexing The Cherry

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Set in the 17th century, Sexing the Cherry celebrates the power of the imagination as it playfully juggles with our perception of history and reality. It is a story about love and sex; lies and truths; and twelve dancing princesses who lived happily ever after, but not with their husbands.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 124 x 192 x 12mm | 58.97g
  • Vintage Publishing
  • VINTAGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition.
  • 0099747200
  • 9780099747208
  • 58,651

About Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson OBE is the author of ten novels, including The Passion, Sexing the Cherry and Written on the Body, a book of short stories, The World and Other Places, a collection of essays, Art Objects as well as many other works, including children's books, screenplays and journalism. Her writing has won the Whitbread Award for Best First Novel, the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize, the E. M. Forster Award and the Prix d'argent at Cannes Film Festival. Visit her website at www.jeanettewinterson.comshow more

Review quote

"A book of innocence and bawdiness, fury and joy...needs to be read and re-read" The Times "Read it and marvel. Jeanette Winterson's voice is startlingly original, and her imaginative feats are utterly dazzling" Cosmopolitan "Simple prose shows the subtlest of minds behind it, swift, confident and dazzling" Financial Times "Winterson juggles past and present, fantasy and reality, to produce an original and entertaining novel which invites us to re-examine our own perceptions of time" Sunday Times "Her stories and characters levitate off the page into dancing life... A bold, bizarre and timely book" Independentshow more

Back cover copy

'Read it and marvel. Jeanette Winterson's voice is startlingly original, and her imaginative feats are utterly dazzling' Cosmopolitan Sexing the Cherry celebrates the power of the imagination as it playfully juggles with our perception of history and reality; love and sex; lies and truths; and twelve dancing princesses who lived happily ever after, but not with their husbands. 'Simple prose shows the subtlest if minds behind it, swift, confident and dazzling' Financial Times 'Her stories and characters levitate off the page into dancing life...A bold, bizarre and timely book' Independent 'Winterson juggles past and present, fantasy and reality, to produce an original and entertaining novel which invites us to re-examine our own perceptions of time' Sunday Times 'It runs on the fuel of imagination...highly entertaining...an exploration of the elasticity of time and reality' The Timesshow more

Review Text

"Her stories and characters levitate off the page into dancing life... A bold, bizarre and timely book"show more

Rating details

11,639 ratings
3.82 out of 5 stars
5 28% (3,317)
4 37% (4,323)
3 25% (2,935)
2 7% (816)
1 2% (248)
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