The Hours: A Novel

By: Michael Cunningham

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A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of "A Home at the End of the World "and "Flesh and Blood."
In "The Hours," Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws inventively on the life and work of Virginia Woolf to tell the story of a group of contemporary characters struggling with the conflicting claims of love and inheritance, hope and despair. The narrative of Woolf's last days before her suicide early in World War II counterpoints the fictional stories of Samuel, a famous poet whose life has been shadowed by his talented and troubled mother, and his lifelong friend Clarissa, who strives to forge a balanced and rewarding life in spite of the demands of friends, lovers, and family.
Passionate, profound, and deeply moving, this is Cunningham's most remarkable achievement to date.

Title: The Hours: A Novel

Author Name: Michael Cunningham

Categories: General Fiction,

Publisher: Picador: January 2000

ISBN Number: 0312243022

ISBN Number 13: 9780312243029

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 637079

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