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Written on the Body

Written on the Body

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Written by Jeanette WintersonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jeanette Winterson

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: February 1, 1994
  • Price: $14.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-74447-4 (0-679-74447-9)
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Winner of the Lambda Literary Award

The narrator of Written on the Body has neither name nor gender; the beloved is a married woman. As Winterson chronicles their consuming affair, she compels us to see love stripped of clichés and categories, as a visceral phenomenon necessary for emotional completion.

PRAISE FOR Written on the Body:

"Ms. Winterson's prose [gives] love a texture, a palpable quality, weighing it with the same care that one might cradle the loved one's head or hands."
--New York Times