The Waves is often regarded as Virginia Woolf's masterpiece, standing with those few works of twentieth-century literature that have created unique forms of their own. In deeply poetic prose, Woolf traces the lives of six children from infancy to death who fleetingly unite around the unseen figure of a seventh child, Percival. Allusive and mysterious, The Waves yields new treasures upon each reading.
Annotated and with an introduction by Molly Hite
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wjmcomposer - LibraryThing
This is a difficult book, with it's non-linear narrative and interludes, many readers might be challenged if they're not used to this sort of thing. But it's a beautiful work, although for me, I began ... Read full review
Review: The WavesUser Review - Ian Paganus - Goodreads
Novelplaypoem "The Waves" is arguably the greatest single work of literary Modernism, superior to Woolf's own "Mrs Dalloway" and "To the Lighthouse" and potentially to Joyce's "Ulysses". The first two ... Read full review