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Jacob's Room

Virginia Woolf

"Jacob's Room" is a 1922 novel by Virginia Woolf. Her third novel, it is set in pre-war England and follows the life of Jacob Flanders through college at Cambridge and into adulthood. The narrative is told primarily through the eyes of the various women in Jacob's life, with themes of emptiness and absence prevalent throughout. This fantastic novel will appeal to fans of Woolf's marvellous work, and it would make for a worthy addition to any collection. Adeline Virginia Woolf (25 January 1882 - 28 March 1941) was a prominent English writer. She was at the forefront of twentieth century modernism, pioneering the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device. Woolf was also a key figure in London literary society, most notably the Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals. Other notable works by this author include: "Mrs Dalloway" (1925), "Orlando" (1928), and "The Years" (1937). Read & Co. Classics is proudly republishing this novel now in a new edition complete with a specially-commissioned biography of the author.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Read & Co. Classics
  • Publish Date: Feb 8th, 2011
  • Pages: 186
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.43in - 0.54lb
  • EAN: 9781446521465
  • Categories: War & MilitaryHistorical - GeneralFamily Life - General

About the Author

Woolf, Virginia: - Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) was an English writer, born in South Kensington, London. Known for her feminist writings and pioneering work with the narrative style of stream of consciousness, Woolf is widely considered to be one of the most influential modernist writers of the 20th century. Some of her most famous works include Mrs. Dalloway, 1925, To the Lighthouse, 1927, and A Room of One's Own, 1929.
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