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The Hours


Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize and Pen Faulkner prize. Made into an Oscar-winning film, ‘The Hours’ is a daring and deeply affecting novel inspired by the life and work of Virginia Woolf.

Exiled in Richmond in the 1920s, taken from her beloved Bloomsbury and watched by her husband Leonard, Virginia Woolf struggles to tame her rebellious mind and make a start on her new novel.

In the brooding heat of 1940s Los Angeles, a young wife and mother yearns to escape the claustrophobia of…

The Hours

Pub Date : 2002-11-09 | Author : Michael Cunningham | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0312305060
ISBN 13 : 9780312305062

In a novel of love, family inheritance, and desperation, the author offers a fictional account of Virginia Woolf's last days and her friendship with a poet living in his mother's s..

Marking The Hours

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Eamon Duffy | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300117140
ISBN 13 : 9780300117141

Discussing the book of hours, this work examines surviving copies of the personal prayer books, which were used for private, domestic devotions, and in which people commonly left t..

The Hours

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : David Hare | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0571214762
ISBN 13 : 9780571214761

The Hours is David Hare's screen adaptation of Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. In Richmond, England in 1923, Virginia Woolf is setting out to write the first wor..

Mrs Dalloway

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Virginia Woolf | Publisher : Collector's Library

ISBN 10 : 1904633242
ISBN 13 : 9781904633242

On a perfect June morning, Clarissa Dalloway fashionable, worldly, wealthy, an accomplished hostess sets off to buy flowers for the party she is to give that evening. She is preocc..

The Liturgy Of The Hours In East And West

Pub Date : 1986 | Author : Robert F. Taft | Publisher : Liturgical Press

ISBN 10 : 0814614051
ISBN 13 : 9780814614051

The origins and development of the Divine Office are traced through both Eastern and Western branches of the Church, providing a wealth of historical and liturgical information. Fr..

Wisdom S Watch Upon The Hours

Pub Date : 1994-01-01 | Author : Heinrich Seuse | Publisher : CUA Press

ISBN 10 : 0813207924
ISBN 13 : 9780813207926

Written by Dominican preacher and mystic Bl. Henry Suso (c.1300-1366), Horologium Sapientiae, or Wisdom's Watch upon the Hours, was one of the most successful religious writings of..

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