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Parodying this, Jeanette sees an ‘orange demon’ in a hallucination – which makes her think ‘about William Blake’ (O 108) – after thirty-six hours of seclusion and fasting. 18 Unlike Jesus, who resisted Satan’s temptations, Jeanette decides to keep this (bisexual) orange demon, which she acknowledges as her own. As it tells Jeanette, all human beings have their demons: ‘We’re here to keep you in one piece, if you ignore us, you’re quite likely to end up in two pieces, or lots of pieces, it is all part of the paradox’ (O 109).
But I am not God. And so when someone tells me what they heard or saw, I believe them, and I believe their friend who also saw, but not in the same way, and I can put these accounts together and I will not have a seamless wonder but a sandwich laced with mustard of my own. [. ] Here is some advice. If you want to keep your own teeth, make your own sandwiches. 26 At the very beginning of the novel Jeanette says that her mother is ‘very like William Blake; she has visions and dreams and she cannot always distinguish a flea’s head from a king’ (O 8–9).
66. qxd 2/2/06 1:57 pm Page 17 1 Of priests and prophets Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit was published as a paperback by Pandora Press in 1985. 2 The book was accepted for publication on the recommendation of Philippa Brewster, the Pandora Press publisher to whom the Vintage edition of the novel is dedicated. 3 Launched by this important publishing house, Oranges soon became a bestseller, winning the 1985 Whitbread Award for First Novel. Its unexpected success brought the twentyfour-year-old writer to general notice, including that of large book chains like W.