Jeanette Winterson

Books Reviews Wrap Ups

December Wrap Up

January 18, 2018

I've finally caught up on my Wrap Ups! December was only last month! Are we proud? I feel proud. December, however, wasn't the best reading month for me. I had a lot of work to do for uni and was also working over Christmas. Retail at Christmas usually means that when I get home all I want to do is nap. Hence, the few books I read, three…

Adult Fiction Books Reviews

Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson

December 11, 2017

I enjoyed this far more than I thought I would. It's very similar in style and also content to Angela Carter's Bloody Chamber. Fair warning like The Bloody Chamber this book is laden with violence, graphic sex and sexual violence. From a literary standpoint however it's phenomenal. Split between the 17th Century and 20th Century Sexing the Cherry follows Dog-Lady a grotesque giantess and her adoptive son Jordan.…