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Oranges are not the only fruit

by Jeanette Winterson

I first had to read this as a set text, not always a good thing. Went back to it many years later and still cannot see what all the fuss was about. Smug, selfsatisfied and dreary

Suggested by Miriam Gaskin, Hertfordshire

Tagged with: dreary dull pretentious pxleimizge



Very satisfying to hear someone say it. Most first novels are either thinly disguised autobiography (the protagonist is even called Jeanette) or pretentious waffle - this is both!

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