The Stone Gods by Jeanette Winterson
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The Stone Gods Summary
A glimpse into unlikely love braved in the face of the void. On the airwaves, all the talk is of the new blue planetpristine and habitable, like our own 65 million years ago, before we took it to the edge of destruction. And off the air, Billie and Spike are falling in love. What will happen when their story combines with the worlds story, as they whirl towards Planet Blue, into the future? Will theyand weever find a safe landing place?
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"Just in case the reader starts wondering what exactly this novel is about, the novel tells us. Exactly. After Billie finds a copy of a book titled The Stone Gods, Spike asks her what it's about. 'A repeating world,' replies Billie, a world in which every end is a fresh beginning and every beginning anticipates an apocalypse. Vonnegut did it better." - Kirkus Reviews.
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Jeanette Winterson Author Biography
Born in Manchester, UK in 1959 and adopted into a firmly religious family, Jeanette Winterson studied at Oxford University. Her first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, was published in 1985 to tremendous acclaim, and she later adapted it for television. Since then she has written numerous novels, including Sexing the Cherry, The Passion, and Written on the Body. She has won several prizes including the Whitbread Prize, and the Prix d'argent at the Cannes Film Festival.
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