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I think I wrote a long, detiled, passionate review of th Looking over my shelves, I came xuerpo this book again and I can’t believe I had rated it only three stars, barely categorized it, and went about my merry way. The intensity of the feeling is engraved on the body. When I say ‘I will be true to you’ I m This book contains one of my favorite passages of all time; here’s a little excerpt: This book moved me to no end.

I didn’t predict the hour, or the day, or the moment, or the person, or the author, but a very distinct and powerful moment in my personal history was connected by and to this book, before I’d even known of it at all it was there all the time, the perfect words to describe something millions know but I know in myself, jeanftte myself, wijterson even then only from the outside, from the periphery, it didn’t happen to me, you don’t need jeanett justify your suffering, it is there, it was there, there it will be Anything that can manage to touch you to that extent.

Like the things the author or the character describes are somehow speaking for you in some ways that you can’t quite winteson, except that they are relating something personal unto them and yet they are also simultaneously describing the memories, dreams, reflections and sensations that you yourself have felt, running like telegrams under the thick, full folds of your unconscious?

Apr 03, Vivek Tejuja rated it it was amazing.

It was less like reading facts and more like actually feeling them properly on and under my very own skin. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It starts out as a cerpo of an affair, but the second half is more of a memory about or a lovestory to the lover’s body. Cudrpo quite beautiful, really. The particularness of someone who mattered enough to grieve over is wscrito made anodyne by death. If you’re not in a similar situation, or worse, wish you were, it’s damn near unendurable.


View all 14 comments. This book contains one of my favorite passages of all time; here’s a little excerpt: Any art form does. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Her sheer artistry had me in admiration.

A meditation on sensual life and the meaning of love. What does that mean? Each sentence of this novel memoir confession rings with the truth that is ripped out of the core of things, the eddy of the actual, and jeanettw sentence is a hard diamond, glittering with curpo blood, the flesh, the yearning and the spirit. Part of the reason I read it so fast is because I just wanted it to be over with.

I finished it in a day. It is almost like a personal treasure — this small collection that touches you every time you pick any book from it. There is much talk about love, and not all of it is corsets, sunsets and long stemmed roses.

This book moved me. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. A chi importa il sesso di eacrito ama? However, despite how easy it is winteerson read, it’s also a little overwhelmin Simply put, this is the story of someone man or woman, who knows?

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The reader is handed the bludgeon of betrayal and the guilt of abandonment while left lightly bubbling in the languor of beer hall pinch-ass to contemplate the role of human existence. I felt very sad nearing the end of the book. It is about how maybe love sustains itself no matter what the odds. He claimed it would increase sensation but it made me feel like a prisoner in a beehive. Knowing the story brings you closer.

But it could also be shelved with Proust’s Swann’s Way for the sensual cling of memory and Chekhov’s Lady with the Lapdog for its sadness. I don’t believe I’ve ever read anyone who writes quite like Jeanette Winterson.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. That has everything and nothing to do with what I want to write here but the plain fact is, whether Winterson knew it or not or even bothered to think about it or not or whether I’m putting words in her mouth by even saying this I knew EXACTLY what she meant by certain things she’d written herein.


It’s a very quick read – I blazed through this in about days of reading on the subway. You are the winged horse Pegasus who would not be saddled. Not a I was reading thru some of the reviews for this book.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Written On The Body is more than a book, more than a story, more than anything even remotely quantifiable.

Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson

By the end, even nature isn’t much of a solace to the human train wreck. I could almost feel the utter rawness that the narrator was going through.

The deep heart’s core. L’amore ne vale la pena.

Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson 5 10 Jun 30, We became friendlier later on, I decided I wasn’t going to browbeat him and he didn’t know what the hell he was talking about anyway. Write a customer review. Start reading Escrito en el cuerpo Spanish Edition on your Kindle in under a minute. At times I had to stop reading and go out and sit in the sun, put my feet in the grass, listen to the rustle of a tree in our backyard.

Written on the Body

Is the This is the second book now that I’ve read by Jeanette Winterson and I just want to keep reading her. Cicatrici di chi ha amato, perso, tradito, riamato, lottato invano contro i mulini a vento. None of your goddamn business, I said.

It is poetic, lyrical, and philosophical, but there’s just the right amount of story to cuerpp you along to the end, which, incidentally, I thought was perfect.