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The prose is lyricism at its best. I could’ve done with the first or whatever pages as the entire novel and been completely satisfied. I would gladly have traded the blood in my body for half a pint of vegetable stock. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I think I wrote a long, detiled, passionate review of this book a long time ago and the computer fucked up or something because I really can’t see why I didn’t write more about it once I’d added it to my shelves here.

And for me her charisma, great passion, and several devastating one-liners don’t compensate for her imprecision, scattered incoherence, or the clamminess of her authorial ‘I.

This is a Winterson, through and through, every word weighing heavily, every emotion raw. I will have to buy it for myself.

The way Winterson writes, is actually almost magical. To ask other readers questions fn Written on the Bodyplease sign up.

If those four words mean anything, they mean what they mean, and I’m glad that William Butler Yeats put them down and gave them some stately legitimacy.


Written on the Body

The King of Capri and Tanglewreck are children’s stories. The bright vision of your face will blur. Winterson chronicles the consuming affair between the narrator, who is given neither name nor gender, and the beloved, a complex and confused married woman.

She jwanette adopted and brought up in Accrington, Lancashire, in the north of England.

It made me want to go up to Ms. Instead, Winterson’s novel is beautifully written, with only rueful honesty or joy expressed by her nameless jeantte about a number of love affairs. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

It’s Winterson at her most self-indulgent, but in this case, her enthusiasm is well-suited to its subject. Her work lays deep in the physical heart while also sparkling on an ethereal plane.

Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson

Mar 04, Janet rated it it was amazing. She writes with a kind of sensuality that leaps over the conventional, making it arousing and painfully sad at the same time.

Why my temperate response, then? Jun 26, Alan rated it it was ok Shelves: It is shockingly honest in its approach to adultery, deceit, and the randomness of love.

Like the words are taken out of you, spoken for you, exhumed excrito exorcized in all their alien majesty back in black ink on flattened, whitened pieces of rippable pulp? Return to Book Page. All’interno di esso, una collana di lavorazione sublime, di perle splendenti. Inshe was awarded an OBE.


ESCRITO EN EL CUERPO: Jeanette Winterson: : Books

Definitely a book you’ve got to be in the right mood for, by which I mean if you’re in an unhappy relationship or you aren’t seeing anyone and wish you were, or God help you just got wintrson, stay the hell away. My problem with the book is entirely due to that I am not much of a fan of Romance literature, whether it be lowbrow or of the highest quality. I think I wrote a long, detiled, passionate review of th Looking over my shelves, I came across this book again and I can’t believe I had rated it only three stars, barely categorized it, and went about my merry way.

Refresh and try again. Written On The Body is more than a book, more than a story, more than anything even remotely quantifiable. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I could almost feel the utter rawness that the narrator was going through. Vi aspettate di leggere wintefson libro qualsiasi, invece le parole vi si rompono sotto le mani, iniziano a fuggire via.

This book moved me. If you’ve ever been stupid in love with someone, you can sympathize with narrator x, and appreciate Winterson’s matchless style.

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