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 - ElizaJane - LibraryThing
Virginia Woolf is an author I've always felt I should have read so I was thrilled when this novella showed up in the mail as part of the book club I belong too. The synapses didn't sound exactly ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ursula - LibraryThing
Jacob's Room by Virginia Woolf - I approached it with no trepidation at all, because I read Mrs. Dalloway a number of years ago and really enjoyed it, even with the page-long sentences. With that, and ... Read full review