Sexing the Cherry celebrates the power of the imagination as it playfully juggles with our perception of history and reality.
It is a story about love and sex; lies and truths; and twelve dancing princesses who lived happily ever after, but not with their husbands.
With a new introduction by the author
‘A book of innocence and bawdiness, fury and joy…needs to be read and re-read’
‘Read it and marvel. Jeanette Winterson’s voice is startlingly original, and her imaginative feats are utterly dazzling’
‘Her stories and characters levitate off the page into dancing life… A bold, bizarre and timely book’
‘Simple prose shows the subtlest of minds behind it, swift, confident and dazzling’