Jacob Flanders is a lonely young man in turmoil. He loves classical culture, but it's hard to square that with the chaos of society during World War One.
About the Author
Virginia Woolf (1842-1941) was best known for her novels Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse. Throughout her life, she suffered through mental illness (what we would call bipolar disorder these days). She committed suicide, drowning herself at the age of 59.