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Jeanette Winterson - Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

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55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 02 June 2012

In June's World Book Club, Harriett Gilbert will be talking to bestselling British writer Jeanette Winterson about her hugely acclaimed novel Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit.

Winner of the Whitbread Prize for best first fiction, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is Jeanette Winterson's searing yet ultimately uplifting coming-out, coming-of-age tale in which a young girl learns to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing.

Hear just how important this ground-breaking novel has been for readers around the globe since its first publication 27 years ago.

  • Jeanette Winterson with the World Book Club audience

    Jeanette Winterson with the World Book Club audience

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