The Daylight Gate by Jeanette Winterson
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The Daylight Gate Summary
Set in seventeenth-century England during the reign of James I - the monarch who wrote his own book on witchcraft - The Daylight Gate is best-selling writer Jeanette Winterson's re-creation of a dark history full of complicated morality, sex, and tragic plays for power.
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"Starred Review. [A] nightmarish novella that burns like a hot coal ... An electrifying entertainment." - Kirkus
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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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