The Waves (Paperback)

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One of Woolf's most experimental novel, consisting of soliloquies spoken by the book's six characters: Bernard, Susan, Rhoda, Neville, Jinny, and Louis. A seventh character, Percival, also play an important role though the reader never actually hears him speak in his own voice. The soliloquies that span the characters' lives are broken up by nine brief third-person interludes detailing a coastal scene at varying stages in a day from sunrise to sunset. As the six characters or "voices" speak Woolf explores concepts of individuality, self and community. Each character is distinct, yet together they compose (as Ida Klitg rd has put it) a gestalt about a silent central consciousness.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781796283334
ISBN-10: 1796283339
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: February 6th, 2019
Pages: 486
Language: English