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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher North Books
Publication date January 1, 2003
Pages 650
Binding Hardcover
Edition Large print
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781582877204
ISBN-10 1582877203
Dimensions 1.75 by 5.50 by 8.50 in.
Weight 1 lbs.
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Original list price $28.00
Other format details large print
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Katherine Hilbery, torn between past and present, is a figure reflecting Woolf's own struggle with history. Both have illustrious literary ancestors: in Katherine's case, her poet grandfather, and in Woolf's, her father Leslie Stephen, writer, philosopher, and editor. Both desire to break away from the demands of the previous generation without disowning it altogether. Katherine must decide whether or not she loves the iconoclastic Ralph Denham; Woolf seeks a way of experimenting with the novel for that still allows her to express her affection for the literature of the past.
This is the most traditional of Woolf's novels, yet even here we can see her beginning to break free; in this, her second novel, with its strange mixture of comedy and high seriousness, Woolf had already found her own characteristic voice.

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