Lighthousekeeping

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Fourth Estate, Jan 1, 2004 - Blind - 232 pages
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Motherless and anchorless, Silver is taken in by the timeless Mr Pew, keeper of the Cape Wrath lighthouse. Pew tells Silver ancient tales of longing and rootlessness, of ties that bind and of the slippages that occur throughout every life. One life, Babel Dark's, opens like a map that Silver must follow.

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User Review  - Russell Sanders - Goodreads

I'm at a loss here. Winterson is a skillful and poetic writer who has won awards and gotten accolades for this book. It was a quick read, but it left me baffled. Apparently it is about the nature of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kasia James - Goodreads

I loved this book - perhaps because it came at a time when my head was very busy with other stuff. It's a breath of salted air in your lungs. If you like nice linear, predictable books with a defined ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
23
Section 3
37
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Jeanette Winterson was born in Manchester, England in 1959 and graduated from St. Catherine's College, Oxford. Her book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, is a semi-autobiographical account of her life as a child preacher (she wrote and gave sermons by the time she was eight years old). The book was the winner of the Whitbread Prize for best first fiction and was made into an award-winning TV movie. The Passion won the John Llewelyn Rhys Memorial Prize for best writer under thirty-five, and Sexing the Cherry won the American Academy of Arts and Letters' E. M. Forster Award.

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