Mrs. Dalloway

Virginia Woolf

Phyllida Law (Narrator)

05-01-11

7hrs 25min

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Unabridged

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Fiction/Classics

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05-01-11

7hrs 25min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Classics

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Mrs. Dalloway, often called Woolf’s most accessible novel..[especially as] narrated by the charming Scottish actor Phyllida Law.” BookRiot (audio review)

Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award
A London Times Pick at #10 of the 50 Best Novels of the Last 100 Years
A New York Public Library Staff Pick of Favorite Books of the Last 125 Years
A BookRiot Pick of Classics Best Experienced in Audio
One of Time Magazine's Best 100 English-Language Novels from 1923–2005
A USA Today bestseller
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Clarissa Dalloway, elegant and vivacious, is preparing for a party and remembering those she once loved.

In another part of London, Septimus Warren Smith is shell-shocked and on the brink of madness. Smith’s day interweaves with that of Clarissa and her friends, their lives converging as the party reaches its glittering climax.

Past, present, and future are brought together on a momentous June day in 1923.

Praise

Mrs. Dalloway, often called Woolf’s most accessible novel..[especially as] narrated by the charming Scottish actor Phyllida Law.” BookRiot (audio review)

“Phyllida Law’s beautiful reading may be the perfect way to experience Woolf’s modernist masterpiece…Law’s ability to render distinctions of class, of age, of sex, and of temperament is glorious, and makes for a gem of a literary experience. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.” AudioFile

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Language English
Release Day Apr 30, 2011
Release Date May 1, 2011
Release Date Machine 1304208000
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Provider Blackstone Publishing
Categories Book Club Favorites, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Classics, Literary Fiction, Classics, Evergreen Classics, Book Club, Evergreen Classics, Classics, Fiction - All, Fiction - Adult
Author Bio
Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf (1882–1941), one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century, transformed the art of the novel. She was a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device. The author of numerous novels, collections of letters, journals, and short stories, she was also an admired literary critic and a master of the essay form.

Narrator Bio
Phyllida Law

Phyllida Law, a Scottish actress, has appeared in Monarch of the Glen and Waking the Dead. Born in 1932, she is also the mother of actresses Emma Thompson and Sophie Thompson.

Overview

Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award
A London Times Pick at #10 of the 50 Best Novels of the Last 100 Years
A New York Public Library Staff Pick of Favorite Books of the Last 125 Years
A BookRiot Pick of Classics Best Experienced in Audio
One of Time Magazine's Best 100 English-Language Novels from 1923–2005
A USA Today bestseller
See All +

Clarissa Dalloway, elegant and vivacious, is preparing for a party and remembering those she once loved.

In another part of London, Septimus Warren Smith is shell-shocked and on the brink of madness. Smith’s day interweaves with that of Clarissa and her friends, their lives converging as the party reaches its glittering climax.

Past, present, and future are brought together on a momentous June day in 1923.

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