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Orlando: A Biography

Orlando: A Biography

Author: Virginia Woolf
Series: Vintage Classics
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WITH INTRODUCTIONS BY PETER ACKROYD AND MARGARET REYNOLDS As his tale begins, Orlando is a passionate young nobleman whose days are spent in rowdy revelry, filled with the colourful delights of Queen Elizabeth's court. By the close, he will have transformed into a modern, thirty-six-year-old woman and three centuries will have passed. Orlando will not only witness the making of history from its edge, but will find that his unique position as a woman who knows what it is to be a man will give him insight into matters of the heart. The Vintage Classics Virginia Woolf series has been curated by Jeanette Winterson and Margaret Reynolds, and the texts used are based on the original Hogarth Press editions published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
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With introductions by Peter Ackroyd and Margaret Reynolds 20040624
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Orlando is the wittiest little book, a pleasure: it makes me laugh every time I read it Undoubtedly Virginia Woolf's most intense and one of the most singular [novels] of our era
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General Fields

  • : 9780099478287
  • : Random House
  • : Random House
  • : January 1992
  • : 198mm X 131mm X 16mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Virginia Woolf
  • : en
  • : 219