Jacob's Room

(Thorndike Press Large Print Perennial Bestsellers Series)

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Virginia Woolf's first original and distinguished work, Jacob's Room is the story of a sensitive young man named Jacob Flanders. The life story, character and friends of Jacob are presented in a series for separate scenes and moments from his childho ...Continua
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 book...Continua
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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
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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 amon...Continua

Charlotte de...
Wrote 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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