The PowerBook

The PowerBook

Book - 2001
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Adding to an already astounding body of work that explores the nature of love and desire, Jeanette Winterson ( Sexing the Cherry , Oranges are Not the Only Fruit , The Passion ) presents a stunning novel that probes the boundaries of the Internet.

Ali writes stories on email for anyone who wants them. She promises "freedom just for one night," but she does not do so without a warning: the story might change you. Ask for an epic love story and you will get one, but Ali will be cast in it, too, and the lines between the real and imagined may blur. Plucking characters from history and myth, Winterson journeys through time and stops in London, Paris, and Capri, all the while melding the language of love with that of computers. In The PowerBook she has found a brilliant conceit through which to showcase her increasingly bold voice.
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2001, c2000
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780375725050
Characteristics: 289 p. ; 20 cm
Alternative Title: Power Book


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Feb 12, 2011

Winterson doing her thing with love and sex and hurt and mystery. So frequently she makes the most sense when her narative is the most fractured.


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Jun 08, 2016

"To avoid discovery I stay on the run. To discover things for myself, I stay on the run."


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