Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson

This historical fiction novel is set in 17th century England and revolves around a giantess named Dog-Woman and her adopted son Jordan. The narrative explores themes of time, love, and sexuality through a surreal lens, blending historical events with fantasy elements. The book delves into the lives of real and imagined characters, including the 12 dancing princesses from the fairy tale, who share their individual stories, offering a unique perspective on gender, identity, and the nature of love.

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