Jeanette Winterson

“When Jordan was a baby he sat on top of me much as a fly rests on a hill of dung. And I nourished him as a hill of dung nourishes a fly, and when he had eaten his fill he left me.

Jordan...

I should have named him after a stagnant pond and then I could have kept him, but I named him after a river and in the flood-tide he slipped away.”


Jeanette Winterson, Sexing the Cherry
Read more quotes from Jeanette Winterson


Share this quote:
Share twitter circle

Friends Who Liked This Quote


To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!


This Quote Is From

Sexing the Cherry Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson
14,737 ratings, average rating, 873 reviews
Open Preview

Browse By Tag