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Art and Lies: A Piece for Three Voices and a Bawd, American Ed.
     

Art and Lies: A Piece for Three Voices and a Bawd, American Ed.

by Jeanette Winterson
 

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One of the most audacious and provocative writers on either side of the Atlantic now gives readers a dazzling, arousing, and wise improvisation on art, Eros, language, and identity. "A series of intense, artful musings that are exhilarating and visionary. . . . Unsettling yet strangely satisfying."—Newsday.

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One of the most audacious and provocative writers on either side of the Atlantic now gives readers a dazzling, arousing, and wise improvisation on art, Eros, language, and identity. "A series of intense, artful musings that are exhilarating and visionary. . . . Unsettling yet strangely satisfying."—Newsday.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Set on a train traveling through a dystopian future England, Winterson's latest novel is a patchwork meditation on identity and artistry. (Feb.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679441816
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/14/1995
Edition description:
1st American ed
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.68(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author

Jeanette Winterson was born in Manchester and spent her childhood in Accrington. She studied English at Oxford University. In 1985, she won the Whitbread First Novel Awards for Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit. Her second novel, The Passion, won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1987, and was followed by Sexing the Cherry, which won the 1989 EM Forster Award. Her other works include The.PowerBook, Written on the Body, Arts and Lies, Boating for Beginners, The World and Other Places, and a collection of essays, Art Objects.

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