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Jeanette Winterson

“And when I look at a history book and think of the imaginative effort it has taken to squeeze this oozing world between two boards and typeset, I am astonished. Perhaps the event has an unassailable truth. God saw it. God knows. But I am not God. And so when someone tells me what they heard or saw, I believe them, and I believe their friend who also saw, but not in the same way, and I can put these accounts together and I will not have a seamless wonder but a sandwich laced with mustard of my own.”


Jeanette Winterson, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
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