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Written on the body

By: Winterson, Jeanette

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0099598272 / 9780099598275
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823.914
04/09/2014
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England
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20 cm 190 pages
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Reprint. Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1992.

Written on the body is a secret code only visible in certain lights: the accumulation of a lifetime gather there.

In places the palimpsest is so heavily worked that the letters feel like braille.

I like to keep my body rolled away from prying eyes, never unfold too much, tell the whole story.

I didn't know that Louise would have reading hands. She has translated me into her own book.

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FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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