It's the story of love and loss (to some extent).
With beautifully descriptive and insightful writing, wry wit and splashes of comedy, "Written on the Body" is a book you'll want to read over and over again!
As for suspense, I've always been pretty good at guessing the ending halfway through the book, but this time I was unsure until the very last page.
I just don't get what the hype is about this book. I find Winterson's story-telling extremely dull, and the main character unlikeable. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Jasper
Beautiful story, beautifully written even more so. I can't wait to read more by Jeanette Winterson. She's a wonderful writer.Published 2 months ago by Lamonica
Early on the Winterson timeline. A master of language and the written word; rending story, gracefully told and with a good sense of humour. Read morePublished 3 months ago by M. Skye
Great love story. Is the hero a boy or a girl? I don't care. The babe had curly red hair.Published 5 months ago by Nicole Grant
Had I been given the book without a title or the author's name, I would have guessed it was one of Winterson's. A song to LOVE. Genuine feelings beautifully expressed. Read morePublished 7 months ago by M.R.Paulos
Read from cover to cover in one day. Extreme emotions and very we'll writtenPublished 7 months ago by fletcherv
Regardless one's gender or predilection, here is a clockwork tale on the mechanics of love. Deeply felt, pregnant with longing and irony.Published 8 months ago by Randy A. Varcho