About this book
Vintage now publish all Jeanette Winterson's novels in paperback, and have taken the opportunity to repackage all of them with attractive new jackets. "Oranges" was her first novel, her other titles are listed below.
Jeanette is adopted and brought up by her mother as one of God's elect. Zealous and passionate, she seems destined for life as a missionary, but then she falls for one of her converts. At sixteen, Jeanette decides to leave the church, her home and her family, for the young woman she loves.