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The Waves - Virginia Woolf
The Waves
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141182711 (0141182717)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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All about me
All about me rated it
3.0 The Waves
This book isn't for me. I can appreciate that it is all about loss, grief, change, mortality, the self and how we navigate the world. I can also appreciate that the characters probably aren't strictly separate characters, but rather representations of different aspects of one person. I also apprecia...
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2.0 Review of the Waves by Virginia Woolf
I know I am supposed to love Virginia Woolf, and I am really trying to, but this is now my third go around with her and I just can't do it. This book was all but impossible for me. I do not get the love affair people have with her. Maybe my mind is not wired the right way to understand her writin...
Edward rated it
5.0 The Waves
Introduction, by Jeanette WintersonIntroduction, by Gillian Beer--The Waves
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5.0 Incantation
I am spellbound by Woolf's powers of description; she lays out a feast of adjectives and metaphors, weaving a shimmering tapestry of words, here forming a continuous surface without break of tone. Exposition is forbidden to intrude on the musical flow of language and the 'six sided' inner voice carr...
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“No, but I wish to go under; to visit the profound depths; once in a while to exercise my prerogative not always to act, but to explore; to hear vague, ancestral sounds of boughs creaking, of mammoths, to indulge impossible desires to embrace the whole world with the arms of understanding, impossibl...
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