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Jacob's Room (Annotated) [Paperback]

Item : Jacob's Room (Annotated) [Paperback]
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Author Author : Woolf, Virginia
ISBN-10 ISBN-10 : 0156034794
ISBN-13 ISBN-13 : 9780156034791
Publisher Publisher : Mariner Books
Pages Pages : 432
Binding Binding : Paperback
Item ID : 102459588

Woolf's first distinctly modernist novel follows an aloof yet beloved young man from his childhood through his student days to his too-early death during World War I.
 
Annotated and with an introduction by Vara Neverow
ONE

SO OF COURSE, wrote Betty Flanders, pressing her heels rather deeper in the sand, there was nothing for it but to leave.

Slowly welling from the point of her gold nib, pale blue ink dissolved the full stop; for there her pen stuck; her eyes fixed, and tears slowly filled them. The entire bay quivered; the lighthouse wobbled; and she had the illusion that the mast of Mr. Connor’s little yacht was bending like a wax candle in the sun. She winked quickly. Accidents were awful things. She winked again. The mast was straight; the waves were regular; the lighthouse was upright; but the blot had spread.

. . . nothing for it but to leave, she read.

Well, if Jacob doesn’t want to play (the shadow of Archer, her eldest son, fell across the notepaper and looked blue on the sand, and she felt chilly—it was the third of September already), if Jacob doesn’t want to play —what a horrid blot! It must be getting late.

Where is that tiresome little boy? she said. I don’t see him. Run and find him. Tell him to come at once. . . . but mercifully, she scribbled, ignoring the full stop, everything seems satisfactorily arranged, packed though we are like herrings in a barrel, and forced to stand the perambulator which the landlady quite naturally won’t allow. . . .

Such were Betty Flanders’s letters to Captain Barfoot—many-paged, tear-stained. Scarborough is seven hundred miles from Cornwall: Captain Barfoot is in Scarborough: Seabrook is dead. Tears made all the dahlias in her garden undulate in red waves and flashed the glass house in her eyes, and spangled the kitchen with bright knives, and made Mrs. Jarvis, the rector’s wil3=

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