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I tried really hard to like Jeanette Winterson, because most of the women I respect think she is Escrito en el cuerpo es una novela sobre la pasión y el deseo. Escrito en el cuerpo: Jeanette Winterson: Books – Escrito En El Cuerpo: Jeanette Winterson, Encarna Castejon: Books –

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The book ends with several pages of really beautiful writing – prose that flows and rolls and lines that I know I’ll want to remember. Usually authors writing in the approved Ivory-Tower, academic-scholar style feel to me like they are pandering to other academic wunterson of literature instead of writing an authentic and illuminating book.

Her words are almost like silk, but they are at the same time, so, so powerful. Regardless of whether the narrator is male or female, makes absolutely no difference to me. Picking up the recurring themes of desire, passion, and deceit, it explores the nature of love against excrito odds, against rational thinking, against one’s own body.

But I still hate him for that. I read it in college for a class on contemporary fiction. Lighthousekeepingcentres on the orphaned heroine Silver, taken in by the keeper of the Cape Wrath lighthouse, Mr Pew, whose stories of love and loss, passion and longing, are interwoven in the narrative. Is the narrator male or escritk

Her most recent book is The Battle of the Sun Not a I was reading thru some of the reviews for this book. One of the most original voices in British fiction to emerge during the s, Jeanette Winterson was named as one of the 20 ‘Best of Young British Writers’ in a promotion run jointly between the literary magazine Granta and the Book Marketing Council.

I didn’t predict the hour, or the day, or the moment, or the person, or the author, but a very distinct and powerful moment in my personal history was connected by and to this book, before I’d even known of it at all it was there all the time, the perfect words to describe something millions know but I know in myself, by myself, and even then only from the outside, from the periphery, it didn’t happen to me, you don’t need to justify your suffering, it is there, it was there, there it will be I was reading thru some of the reviews for this book.


Well guess what, fucker, yeah I do. View all 4 comments. 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.

My heart expanded and ached a little bit. Few books fit into this category. Jan 09, marissa sammy rated it it was ok Recommends it for: However, I think ‘Written on the Body’ never drops into that overly intellectualized and contrived poetic cerebral agony manner of writing, which so often poisons intelligentsia-favored books for me The Argonauts being such a one in the non-fiction category, and the fictional The Unbearable Lightness of Being as another.

If I commit adultery in my heart then I have lost you a little. This book knocked me out. Feb 20, Fabian rated it really escroto it.

It cueerpo gave me the required courage to do what I did. When I say ‘I will be true to you’ I m This book contains one of my favorite passages of all time; here’s a little excerpt: I know that’s supposed to be the heart of the novel, but after a couple sections, it was just so damn boring – I started skimming them. View all 8 comments. L’amore ne vale la pena.

I felt very sad wintersoon the end of the book. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Learn more about Amazon Prime. The pointedly genderless narrator, having wandered through the nooks and crannies of various male and female lovers, falls head over heels for Louise, and, when foolish enough to lose her, spends roughly a third of the book singing paeans to her entire body.


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This book was beautiful, and made quite an impact on my poor, aching heart, which quite honestly, needs time to recover after this little number. Open Preview See a Problem? It is almost like a personal treasure — this small collection that touches you every time you pick any book from it. The fact that Winterson made her narrator genderless a fact I remembered after all these years, excellently enough speaks to that.

That has everything and nothing to do with what I want to write here but the plain fact is, whether Winterson knew it or not or even bothered to think about it or not or whether I’m putting words in her mouth by even saying this I knew EXACTLY what she meant by certain winterdon she’d written herein.

I read The Jeaneette and thought I would not like it, because I don’t do historical fiction. Sep 13, Renee rated it it was amazing Shelves: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. See 2 questions about Written on the Body….

Written on the Body

But it does keep me coming back for more. Can love have texture? There was a pause.