Oranges are not the only fruit
Themes All Stories are Made UpOranges are not the Only Fruit is a novel that tells many stories, but ultimately concerns itself with the very act of telling stories. Have a novel take or think we left something out. It is a coming-of-age story about a lesbian girl who grows up in an English Pentecostal community. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (November 2012) ( Learn how and when to remove this template message)Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.
Jeanette Winterson wrote the screenplay, adapting her semi-autobiographical first novel of the same name (published 1985). This startling novel describes the adolescence of a ferociously bright and rebellious orphan adopted into a Pentecostal household in the dour, industrial Midlands and her coming to terms with her unorthodox sexuality. Pamela I too think around 15. I found this book very eye opening. It was the rave around then.
Zealous and passionate, she seems 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. Innovative, punchy and tender,Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a few days ride into the bizarre outposts of religious excess and human obsession. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
We invite you tolearn more about Fulfillment by Amazon. Winner of the Whitbread Prize for best first fiction, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a coming-out novel from Winterson, the acclaimed author of The Passion and Sexing the Cherry.