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Jacob's Room

(1922)
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Brief impressions and conversations, internal monologues, and letters convey the stream-of-consciousness story of a lonely young man unable to reconcile his classical ideals with the reality of World War I society. Sensitive exploration of character, existence.

The tale of Jacob Flanders, a lonely young man unable to reconcile his love of classical culture with the chaotic reality of World War I society, unfolds in a series of brief impressions and conversations, internal monologues, and letters. A sensitive examination of character development and the meaning of life, this 1922 novel features first-rate examples of Woolf's influential techniques.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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