Jeanette Winterson’s first novel, Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit , won the Whitbread Prize for Best Novel. Since then, she has published seven other novels, including The Passion, Written on the Body and The PowerBook , a collection of short stories, The World and Other Places , a book of essays, Art Objects and a children’s picture book, The King of Capri . She has adapted her work for TV, film and stage. Her books are published in 32 countries. She lives in Oxfordshire and London.
Also by Jeanette Winterson
Lighthousekeeping (2004) The PowerBook (2000) The World and Other Places (short stories) (1998) Gut Symmetries (1997) Art & Lies: A Piece for Three Voices and a Bawd (1994) Written on the Body (1992) Sexing the Cherry (1989) The Passion (1987) Boating for Beginners (1985) Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1985)
Myths are universal and timeless stories that reflect and shape our lives – they explore our desires, our fears, our longings, and provide narratives that remind us what it means to be human. The Myths series brings together some of the world’s finest writers, each of whom has retold a myth in a contemporary and memorable way. Authors in the series include: Chinua Achebe, Margaret Atwood, Karen Armstrong, AS Byatt, David Grossman, Milton Hatoum, Natsuo Kirino, Alexander McCall Smith, Tomás Eloy Martínez, Victor Pelevin, Ali Smith, Donna Tartt, Su Tong, Dubravka Ugresic, Salley Vickers and Jeanette Winterson.