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Jacob's Room - Virginia Woolf, Nadia May
Jacob's Room
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Brief impressions and conversations, internal monologues, and letters convey the story of a lonely young man unable to reconcile his classical ideals with the reality of World War I society. Sensitive exploration of character and existence.
Brief impressions and conversations, internal monologues, and letters convey the story of a lonely young man unable to reconcile his classical ideals with the reality of World War I society. Sensitive exploration of character and existence.
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781441762306 (1441762302)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Minutes: 5
Edition language: English
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Just reading
Just reading rated it
4.0 Jacob's Room (Oxford World's Classics)
I loved how I could easily imagine being there with the boys on that island. In fact, many of the characters even reminded me of former classmates on the playground or bus stop ;) Thank God for that bell. Again, I read this in high school and I was challenged by the conflict to grapple with the pr...
Ladybug's Doodles
Ladybug's Doodles rated it
2.0 Jacob's Room
Listened to an audio of this book on my mini tablet while at work. I am still unable to get into Woolf's books. I continue to read them because most of them are on the 1001 list. If it wasn't for that I would not read any more of them.
caseyreads
caseyreads rated it
After I gave up trying to cling to a plot or any deep character development, I enjoyably snuggled into Woolf's prose, meandering from description to description until the close of the book. The dialogue in the book never quite did it for me, and I found myself annoyed by it, wanting to get back to t...
MEslaymaker
MEslaymaker rated it
So who is Jacob? Everyone wants to know. Everyone has an opinion. A few things are mostly agreed upon: he is a smart and handsome young man, and no doubt up to something, and prone to boating naked, and this in proper, pre-World War I England.The story is like following Jacob around a rambling old h...
MEslaymaker
MEslaymaker rated it
So who is Jacob? Everyone wants to know. Everyone has an opinion. A few things are mostly agreed upon: he is a smart and handsome young man, and no doubt up to something, and prone to boating naked, and this in proper, pre-World War I England.The story is like following Jacob around a rambling old h...
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