The Passion by Jeanette Winterson
The Passion is Jeanette Winterson's most highly acclaimed work, a modern classic that confirms her special claim on the novel. Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, The Passion intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people...
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NOTE: Cover is the Vintage International edition. Image shown for reference only
Format: Trade paperback
Condition: vg- condition, minor shelf wear, light scratches on cover
The Passion intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people: the soldier Henri, for eight years the faithful cook who follows Napoleon from the glory of Empire to Russian ruin, and Villanelle, the red-haired daughter of a Venetian boatman whose webbed feet are a quirk of fate and whose several identities are created whole-cloth out of Venice's compound of carnival, chance and darkness. In Venice, both meet their singular destiny in a combustion of love and politics.
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