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The world and other places

Author: Jeanette Winterson
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this, her first collection of short stories, Winterson reveals all the facets of her extraordinary imagination. In prose that is full of imagery and word-play, she creates physical and psychological worlds that are at once familiar and yet shockingly strange.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Short stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanette Winterson
ISBN: 0099274531 9780099274537
OCLC Number: 40981753
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1998.
Description: 230 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The 24-hour dog --
Atlantic crossing --
The poetics of sex --
The three friends --
Orion --
Lives of saints --
O'Brien's first Christmas --
The world and other places --
Disappearance I --
Disappearance II --
The green man --
Turn of the world --
Newton --
Holy matrimony --
A green square --
Adventure of a lifetime --
Psalms.
Responsibility: Jeanette Winterson.

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"A greatly gifted and original writer...there is an exhilarating freshness and energy to this collection" * Observer * "This first book of short stories will delight her fans with their daring. Read more...

 
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