Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson

I probably already mentioned in five other posts how I bought Why Be Happy if You Could be Normal? by complete accident and absolutely fell in love with this book. A logical consequence of that had to be reading Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. It took me almost two years but finally I made the step. …

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November round-up

November was a weird month. I read a lot more than in October, mostly to escape what was happening in my family, for the first time in a while I actually consciously searched for an escape in books. As always reliable friends they helped me, even if my reading was less patient than usually and …

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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal – Jeanette Winterson – Quotes

like all children, adopted or not, I have had to live out some of her unlived life. We do that for our parents – we don’t really have any choice. I realise my behaviour wasn’t ideal but my mother believed I was demon possessed and the headmistress was in mourning for Scotland. It was hard …

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