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Expertly read by Frances Jeater and superbly enhanced with classical music, The Waves is the succinctly abridged and highly recommended CD audiobook rendition of Virginia Woolf's... Read morePublished on May 8 2004 by Midwest Book Review
Virgie was a rare poetic master. Consider The Waves a maximization of those frilly words. They clothe the concept novel purely based upon six character soliloquies. Read morePublished on Dec 12 2001 by old_hyperbolic_squiggly
When you hear about this book, the story of several people told in thier own soliloques, from birth to death, from morning to evening, you think that it must be confusing to read. Read morePublished on June 26 2001 by Southern Bard
My exploration of Virginia Woolf has been a progression from To the Lighthouse to Orlando to The Waves. Read morePublished on June 18 2001 by Rhetorick
'The Waves' is a sublime and gentle book full of diversity of V.Wolf's troubled life. I find this book very soothing at the same time and there is a certain continuity in it too. Read morePublished on Sept. 13 2000 by "rennee"
I had never read a book like this one. It made me feel like the bathwater after someone has pulled the plug. This is partly because of the unusual construction of the story. Read morePublished on Aug. 21 2000 by "thirteenthfairy"
Harold Bloom (literary critic) put "The Waves" on his list of books that are worth reading and rereading. I heartily agree. Read morePublished on May 22 2000 by Cynthia Williams
I was lucky enough to find a first edition of this book (1931) in a used bookstore. It was a gift for my wife's birthday. Read morePublished on May 9 2000 by Robert Reed