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Orlando : a biography

Author: Virginia Woolf
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2004.
Series: Vintage classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Orlando tells the story of a young man named Orlando, born in England during the reign of Elizabeth I, who decides not to grow old. He does not, and he passes through the ages as a young man ... until he wakes up one morning to find that he has metamorphosed into a woman -- the same person, with the same personality and intellect, but in a woman's body. The remaining centuries up to the time the book was written are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Woolf
ISBN: 0099478285 9780099478287
OCLC Number: 58829272
Notes: This ed. originally published: 2000.
Description: xviii, 219 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics.
Responsibility: Virginia Woolf ; with introductions by Peter Ackroyd and Margaret Reynolds.

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WITH INTRODUCTIONS BY PETER ACKROYD AND MARGARET REYNOLDSAs his tale begins, Orlando is a passionate young nobleman whose days are spent in rowdy revelry, filled with the colourful delights of Queen  Read more...

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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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