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Orlando: A Biography
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mariner Books
Publication date July 3, 2006
Pages 316
Binding Paperback
Edition Annotated
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780156031516
ISBN-10 0156031515
Dimensions 1 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Original list price $15.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Orlando doubles first as an Elizabethan nobleman and then as a Victorian heroine who undergoes all the transitions of history in an annotated edition of the classic novel that examines sex roles and social mores. Reprint. 12,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
Begun as a "joke," Orlando is Virginia Woolf's fantastical biography of a poet who first appears as a sixteen-year-old boy at the court of Elizabeth I, and is left at the novel's end a married woman in the year 1928. Part love letter to Vita Sackville-West, part exploration of the art of biography, Orlando is one of Woolf's most popular and entertaining works. This new annotated edition will deepen readers' understanding of Woolf's brilliant creation.

Annotated and with an introduction by Maria DiBattista


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781856953177
 
Large print edition from Isis Large Print Books (March 1, 1995)
9781856953177 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Orlando has always been an outsider.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780099478287 Book cover for 9780156031516 Book cover for 9780156701600 Book cover for 9780192834737 Book cover for 9781530913527 Book cover for 9781853262395
 
from Createspace Independent Pub (April 6, 2016); titled "Orlando, a Biography"
9781530913527 | details & prices | 168 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.38 in. | 0.69 lbs | List price $8.24
About: Orlando is one of Virginia Woolf’s lightest novels.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Mark Hussey, Maria Dibattista (other contributor) | Annotated edition from Mariner Books (July 3, 2006)
9780156031516 | details & prices | 316 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $15.95
About: Orlando doubles first as an Elizabethan nobleman and then as a Victorian heroine who undergoes all the transitions of history in an annotated edition of the classic novel that examines sex roles and social mores.
New edition from Random House Uk Ltd (January 25, 2005)
9780099478287 | details & prices | 256 pages | 5.75 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.38 lbs | List price $9.95
About: Originally published in 1928, this classic story by Virginia Woolf was modelled on her friend Vita Sackville-West's personality.
from Oxford Univ Pr on Demand (April 1, 2000)
9780192834737 | details & prices | List price $3.99
About: Virginia Woolf's exuberant `biography' tells the story of the cross-dressing, sex-changing Orlando who begins life as a young noble in the sixteenth century and moves through numerous historical and geographical worlds to finish as a modern woman writer in the 1920s.
from Wordsworth Editions Ltd (December 1, 1999)
9781853262395 | details & prices | 5.00 × 7.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $3.99
About: Virginia Woolf's Orlando 'The longest and most charming love letter in literature', playfully constructs the figure of Orlando as the fictional embodiment of Woolf's close friend and lover, Vita Sackville-West.
from Mariner Books (May 1, 1993)
9780156701600 | details & prices | 333 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $14.95
About: Orlando doubles as first an Elizabethan nobleman and then as a Victorian heroine who undergoes all the transitions of history in this novel that examines sex roles and social mores
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606208352
 
from Demco Media (February 1, 2002)
9780606208352 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $22.35
About: Orlando doubles as first an Elizabethan nobleman and then as a Victorian heroine who undergoes all the transitions of history in this novel that examines sex roles and social mores

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