The world and other places

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Jonathan Cape, 1998 - Fiction - 234 pages
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Winterson's writing is amazing... - Goodreads
I am worried that I've tired of her writing style. - Goodreads
prose, beautifully done. - Goodreads
rhythmic. no solid beginning or endings. - Goodreads
Her writing is beautiful. - Goodreads
My muse, Jeanette Winterson, writing good stuff. - Goodreads

Review: The World and Other Places: Stories

User Review  - Greg Giannakis - Goodreads

For someone who tends to stick to classics, Winterson's writing and voice was a wonderful surprise. There were moments where I came across a sentence that resonated so deeply with me that my mind ... Read full review

Review: The World and Other Places: Stories

User Review  - Jerry Delince - Goodreads

As with all of Winterson's work, this book is not for the feint hearted. Her use of language and what I would call "lush mind-scapes" require a tight wire balance of detachment and simultaneous ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

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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