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Jeanette Winterson
August 27, 1959 -
Nationality: British
Category: Novelist
Subcategory: British Novelist

Anything outside marriage seems like freedom and excitement.


Naked is the best disguise.


There are so many separate selves; no one who writes creatively hasn't felt that.


Nobody knows anything about Shakespeare the person. It's all legend, it is all rumor.


Life gives you enough hard knocks so it's unlikely you'll stay that sure of yourself.


My books always begin with a sentence and an image - not necessarily connected.


I don't read reviews because by then it's too late - whatever anyone says, the book won't change. It is written.


What's invisible to us is also crucial for our own well-being.


I'm not a quitter.


London is a small place, and it is very incestuous. People know where you live. Everybody is sort of on top of each other.


Whatever is powerful to you can be translated into something which will matter to somebody that you will never know.


I believe in communication; books communicate ideas and make bridges between people.


I don't believe in happy endings.


I had relationships with men as well as women. I wasn't choosing; I didn't think I had to.


One room is always enough for one person. Two rooms is not enough for two people. That is one of the conundrums in life.


Academics love to make theories about a body of work, but each book consumes the writer and is the sum of his or her world.


I think people deceive themselves about themselves, particularly as they get older.


In my subconscious, my books were part of a single emotional journey.


I like to look at how people work together when they are put into stressful situations, when life stops being cozy.


I hated historical novels with fluttering cloaks.


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