A commercial and critical success when it was first published in 1931, and now considered by some to be Virginia Woolfs most ambitious novel. This new edition includes pictures and a section on Virginia Woolfs life and works. Through a series of connected monologues, The Waves tells the story of six very different friends – Bernard, Louis, Neville, Jinny, Susan and Rhoda – as they progress from childhood to middle age. Interspersed with evocative descriptions of the seaside at different times of day, the poignant personal histories coalesce into a poetic tapestry of human experience. A commercial and critical success when it was first published in 1931, and now considered by some to be Virginia Woolfs most ambitious novel, showcasing her Modernist narrative techniques at their finest, The Waves casts a visionary and lyrical light on everyday life.

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Published

Date Published

13/12/2018