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Fourth Estate, 2004 - Fiction - 232 pages
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The prose is so beautiful it made me giddy. - Goodreads
Silver's narrative voice is intimate, but vague. - Goodreads
This is not a love story, but love is in it. - Goodreads
Nevertheless, the writing was really very pretty. - Goodreads

Review: Lighthousekeeping

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

Review: Lighthousekeeping

User Review  - Holly - Goodreads

So this novel was just an 'Ooh that looks kind of interesting' pick-up in my library. I'd never heard of the book or the author but the blurb seemed quite sweet so I thought I'd give it a go. The ... Read full review


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Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, won the Whitbread Prize for Best Novel. Since then, she has published seven other novels, including Lighthousekeeping, The Passion, Written on the Body, and The Powerbook, a collection of short stories, The World and Other Places, a books of essays, Art Objects, and most recently a children's picture book, The King of Capri. She has adapted her work for TV, film, and stage. Her books are published in thirty-two countries. She lives in Oxfordshire and London.

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