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The author of Oranges are Not the Only Fruit and The Passion: Written on the Body rewrites the myth of Atlas and Hercules, finding new meaning in this ancient tale. 75,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
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"A masterpiece" (Scotland on Sunday)
"Playful, expansive and full of heart" (The Times)
"A touching meditation on the difficult journey to self-knowledge, and also extremely funny, communicating verve and wit" (Guardian)
"Profound and provocative" (Daily Mail)
"Alternatively earthy and mythopoetic, funny, meditative and personal . . . Winterson artfully illustrates the interplay of free will and destiny, desire and responsibility" (Independent on Sunday)
"Weight is a masterpiece . . . Rewrites and reconfirms what fiction is, was, and might become" (Scotland on Sunday)
"Transcendent . . . It's not the weight of her intellect that strikes you but its lightness, an unembarrassed vigour that seems to lead it along a tightrope of sanity" (Herald)
"Winterson's precise prose explores issues of loneliness, responsibility and freedom with clarity and vision, offering the gift of seeing things afresh" (The Good Book Guide)
A strikingly original and profound slice of mythology from the award-winning author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
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Book Description Canongate U.S., New York, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First American Edition. 151pp. '1' in number line. White boards and backstrip with brilliant metallic red lettering on spine; black endpapers. Dustwrapper not price-clipped ($18.00) with light brown background on top half front cover for author name and title lettering in dark brown superimposed; white lower half for red silhouette of mythic hero in the act of clubbing the black snake to death. Flawless unread copy. Seller Inventory # 000993
Book Description Canongate U.S., 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1841957186