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Orlando: A Biography

Orlando: A Biography

Author: Virginia Woolf
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Orlando has always been an outsider...His longing for passion, adventure and fulfilment takes him out of his own time. Chasing a dream through the centuries, he bounds from Elizabethan England amd imperial Turkey to the modern world. Will he find happiness with the exotic Russian Princess Sasha? Or is the dashing explorer Shelmerdine the ideal man? And what form will Orlando take on the journey - a nobleman, traveller, writer? Man or...woman?

Author description

Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) is recognized as a major twentieth-century author, a great novelist and essayist and a key figure in literary history as a feminist and a modernist. Her first novel, The Voyage Out, appeared in 1915, and she then worked through the transitional Night and Day (1919) to the highly experimental and impressionistic Jacob's Room (1922). Her major novels include Mrs Dalloway (1925), the historical fantasy Orlando (1928), written for Vita Sackville-West, the extraordinarily poetic vision of The Waves (1931), the family saga of The Years (1937), and Between the Acts (1941).

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General Fields

  • : 9780141184272
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : September 2000
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 19mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 336
  • : Modern fiction; Classic fiction
  • : Virginia Woolf
  • : Paperback
  • : 1