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Jacob's Room

AuthorVirginia Woolf

NarratorStephanie Beattie

Duration5h 50m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Novels, Classics

PublisherInhouse

VersionUnabridged

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Jacob's Room is Virginia Woolf's first truly experimental novel. It is a portrait of a young man, who is both representative and victim of the social values which led Edwardian society into war. Jacob Flanders first appears as a child playing by the seaside. The novel follows his progress to school, Cambridge, London, Paris, Italy, Greece and to his death in the First World War. Jacob is presented in glimpses and fragments, as Woolf breaks down traditional ways of representing character and experience.

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