"A touching meditation on the difficult journey to self-knowledge, and also extremely funny, communicating verve and wit." -- Guardian
"An original and challenging approach ... profound and provocative." -- Daily Mail
"Inspired by a Titan, she begins appropriately on a titanic scale ... bringing her musings home to the human scale." -- Sunday Times
"[Winterson] produces some exquisitely filmic prose that is almost mythopoetic." -- Independent
About the Author
Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit won the Whitbread prize for Best First Novel. Since then she has published seven other novels, including The Passion, Written on the Body and The PowerBook, a collection of short stories, The World and Other Places, a book 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 32 countries. She lives in Oxfordshire and London.