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The Stone Gods

The Stone Gods - Jeanette Winterson This probably wasn't the Jeanette Winterson book I might have wanted to start out with. She is a language virtuoso, and I could really see liking one of her novels. Just not this one. The novel's 200 pages just weren't enough to support the multi-layered structure, and the dialogue never felt genuine... more like a soap-box for Winterson's message - an important message, sure, but I didn't love its didactic delivery. [ full review ]