Oranges are not the only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

This novel follows the coming-of-age story of a young girl adopted by a religious fanatic, who believes her daughter is destined to become a missionary. As the protagonist grows up, she begins to question her mother's strict religious beliefs and discovers her own sexuality. The book explores themes of identity, love, and religion, as the protagonist grapples with her place in the world and her evolving understanding of herself.

The 1067th greatest book of all time


Published
1985
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
176-224
Words
61,000
Original Language
English

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