About this book
Paperback edition of the childhood memoir from the acclaimed novelist and author of "Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, Sexing The Cherry, The Passion" and many others. Charts Winterson's grim childhood in Accrington, where she was adopted by the fearsome, God-fearing Mrs Winterson, and how she escaped through reading and writing. The real story which inspired "Oranges".
Presents the story of an adopted child, and the thwarted giantess Mrs Winterson.