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 I. An untraditional tale focusing on a flow of random impressions through the minds of its characters, Jacob's Room remains an important work in the development of the novel form-and a shining example of Woolf's genius and literary daring.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing
I suspect that I chose the wrong Virginia Woolf book for my first read. Jacob’s Room was beautifully written, full of descriptive passages, original in both outlook and style but for most of the book ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - P_S_Patrick - LibraryThing
This short novel was my first experience of Virginia Woolf's writings. It is quickly read and not difficult at all to enjoy, like a walk through a park on a sunny day with interesting companions and ... Read full review