Author(s): Woolf, Virginia,
Date of Publication: 13/12/2018,
Pagination: 256 pages,
Series: Alma Classics Evergreens,
Imprint: Alma Classics,
Published By: Alma Books Ltd,
Book Classification: Classic fiction
Through a series of connected monologues, The Waves tells the story of six very different friends - Bernard, Louis, Neville, Jinny, Susan and Rhoda - as they progress from childhood to middle age.
Interspersed with evocative descriptions of the seaside at different times of day, the poignant personal histories coalesce into a poetic tapestry of human experience.
A commercial and critical success when it was first published in 1931, and now considered by some to be Virginia Woolf's most ambitious novel, showcasing her Modernist narrative techniques at their finest, The Waves casts a visionary and lyrical light on everyday life.