South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

Category Archives: 1920s

Jeeves and Wooster

Following the popularity of PG Wodehouse’s comically well timed stories about a high society gentleman and his loyal but bitingly moral and genius valet, ITV produced a television adaptation which ran from 1990-1993 to riotous success.

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The Inimitable Jeeves

The Inimitable Jeeves is a 1923 semi-novel by PG Wodehouse which collects together all of the ‘Jeeves’ stories which had been published across various magazines and periodicals until that point.

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P G Wodehouse

  PG Wodehouse was an English novelist and one of the most widely read writers in the humourist genre.

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The Hours

The Hours is a 2002 film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Michael Cunningham.

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Special Feature: Recommended Reading, The Hours by Michael Cunningham

This 1998 novel by Michael Cunningham takes its title from the working title of Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway.

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Special Feature: Recommended Reading, The Selected Diaries of Virginia Woolf and The Letters of Vita Sackville West to Virginia Woolf

If you’re intrigued by the life of Virginia Woolf and want to find out more about the inspiration for her stream of consciousness novels, The Selected Diaries of Virginia Woolf, edited with an introduction by Quentin Bell is a great place to start.

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Mrs Dalloway

Making the innovative stream of consciousness come to life, the 1997 film adaptation of Mrs Dalloway starring Vanessa Redgrave brought Clarissa’s interior struggle to the big screen.

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Mrs Dalloway

Mrs Dalloway is Virginia Woolf’s 1925 novel which details a day in life of Clarissa Dalloway, a high society woman in post-war England.

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Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf was an English novelist and is considered to be one of the most prolific modernist writers of the twentieth century.

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The House At Riverton

The House At Riverton is a 2007 historical novel written by  Kate Morton. The novel’s plot is unfolded through a split       narrative taking place in 1924 and 1999.

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