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Just saw the movie with Tilda Swinton for the 4th time, for my Gender and Sexuality in Film class.
I cherish the book as a love-gift from Virginia Woolf, the narrator, to Vita Sackville-West, whom she dearly loved and here has caught in her net of words as Orlando.
The narrator conveys the subtle, arch sense of humor well, and makes the most of the rhythm within the paragraphs.
I love Virginia Woolf. To The Lighthouse is my favorite book of all time and I've read a lot of books. This one was on my "To Read" list for a long time. Read morePublished 14 days ago by K. Whitgrove
Woolf's funniest novel... Totally worth the read, especially if gender and sexuality is your bag. Sometimes her prose is a little suffocating, but it's mostly a tongue-in-cheek... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kiri Alvarado
I hope this review goes to the seller and not the actual book. Books Squared advertised this product with the most beautiful cover of Orlando, but the book I received was a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Maryann Cochran
The first brief introduction to Woolf's novel that I found only informed me that …
”Orlando tells the story of an individual named Orlando, born as a biological male... Read more
It is difficult for me to define my opinion of this book. I try to ignore the idol worship that happens with writers that have been declared "great" for several decades -... Read morePublished 3 months ago by ejw2010
I admit I went into this novel with some pre conceived thoughts about Orlando. The synopsis on various sites really doesn't do the book justice. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Cphe
Beautifully written, it seems almost impossible for Woolf to ever falter in her prose. Be it in an essay, or a novel, her nuanced and flowing poetic control over the English... Read morePublished 4 months ago by daniel herrera