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Intense, erotic, incandescent in the power and beauty of its prose, The PowerBook is an astonishing achievement.

The PowerBook is twenty-first century fiction that uses past, present and future as shifting dimensions of a multiple reality.

The story is simple.

An e-writer called Ali or Alix will write to order anything you like, provided that you are prepared to enter the story as yourself and take the risk of leaving it as someone else.

You can be the hero of your own life. You can have freedom just for one night.

But there is a price to pay.

Reviews

Winterson is a rangy pirate, a world-swashbuckler, a plunderer of stories, literatures and hearts

Ali Smith, Scotsman

Gorgeously written, shockingly moving...a wonderful, unforgettable read. Buy it for someone you really love

Simon Schama, Mail on Sunday

Winterson writes with evangelical assurance, vaulting ambition, total control...witty, original, and good at what she does

Observer

Mischievous and intelligent, determined to provoke thoughts about love's reason, and its risk

The Times

Brilliant, evocative writing... Winterson never seems to put a foot wrong... It is funny, clever, entertaining and wholly delightful

Spectator

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780099598299

    September 1, 2014

    Vintage

    256 pages

    RRP $22.99

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