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... Why did she do it as she obviously didn’t have strong maternal feelings? As a book it is not difficult to read as the author has an easy style, almost conversational. She appears to have a very religious background as church and the activities around the church was her social life as a child. ... Read review
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Clever title but that is about it!

AdvantagesInteresting but not really my sort of book

DisadvantagesI found it a bit too personal

"WHY BE HAPPY WHEN YOU COULD BE NORMAL? By Jeanette Winterson World Book Night Edition April 23rd 2013 I was chosen as a given for World Book Night and the book I was giving was this one. I had not previously read it so I decided to keep one copy after I had given the other nineteen away and take this lone copy with me on holiday and I would then give it to someone on my travels. The author also wrote “Oranges are not the only Fruit’ which she also ..." Read review
19.05.2013

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Not the best book club choice!

AdvantagesSome interesting sections

DisadvantagesDifficult to read in places, too much introspection

"=== January's choice === I have recently joined a Book Club, and this was the choice for January 2013. It is a (sort of) memoir by the author Jeanette Winterson, who is a novelist and wrote Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, which was published back in 1985 and is remembered as much for the TV programme of the same name as the book itself. The book Oranges was said to be semi-autobiographical (in fact the main character in that book is called Jeanette), ..." Read review
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ISBN 0224093452
EAN 9780224093453
Type Fiction
Genre Gay & Lesbian
Title Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
Author Jeanette Winterson
Release Date 27.10.2011
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Edition Hardcover
All Authors Geoff Johns; Peter J. Tomasi; Tony Bedard

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