Jacob's Room

(Signet Classics (Paperback))

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With its publication in 1922, Virginia Woolf revolutionized the modern novel with Jacob's Room. Based on the life of her own brother, this unforgettable book chronicles the life and times of Jacob Flanders, from childhood to his death in World War ... Continua
Ha scritto il 07/12/07
One of my favourite books... Not an easy read, but certainly worth the effort! A magnificent reflection on relationships between people, on how a person is perceived from the outside by strangers, acquaintances and the people they love most... A ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 24/07/07
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Considered Woolf's first original and distinguished work, [this book] concerns a sensitive young man who finds himself unable to reconcile his love of classical culture with the chaotic reality of World War I. His story unfolds in a series of brief ...Continua
Ha scritto il 24/07/07
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So exquisitely crafted that both the universal qualities of youth and the uniqueness of one young man become powerfully fused, [this book] is Woolf's first stream-of-consciousness novel – nonlinear, experimental, and possessing an ending that is ...Continua

Ha scritto il Apr 27, 2008, 10:59
It seems then that men and women are equally at fault. It seems that a profound, impartial, and absolutely just opinion of our fellow-creatures is utterly unknown. Either we are men, or we are women. Either we are cold, or we are sentimental. Either ...Continua

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