Woolf's river from source to sea. Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing set out one midsummer morning to walk its banks, from source to sea. To the River is the story of the Ouse, the Sussex river in which Virginia Woolf drowned in 1941. ‎ An author’s walk “ from source to sea along the Ouse in Sussex is a meandering, meditative delight” drawing on history, literature, and the river itself ( The Guardian , UK). Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River … Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing sets out to walk its banks, from the source all the way to the sea. Écoutez ce livre audio gratuitement avec l'offre d'essai. One midsummer week over sixty years later, Olivia Laing walked Woolf’s river from source to sea. To the River por Olivia Laing, 9781786891587, disponible en Book Depository con envío gratis. Noté /5. Skip to main content.com.au Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books . She's a Yaddo and MacDowell Fellow and was 2014 Eccles Writer in Residence at the British Library. Her narrative breaks off here and there into historical and literary digressions, much as the course of a stream joins countless tributaries on its pilgrimage to the sea. Olivia Laing “ A river passing through a landscape catches the world and gives it back redoubled: a shifting, glinting world more mysterious than the one we customarily inhabit. To The River by Olivia Laing: review. With To The River, Olivia Laing traces the Ouse from source to mouth through wonderfully illustrative depictions of the verve and vivacity of her natural surroundings. As she travels its route she explores not only Woolf but other literary figures connected with the river like Kenneth Grahame and his Wind in the Willows book. The result is a passionate investigation into how history resides in a landscape {OCLCbr#96} and how ghosts never quite leave the place they love. Along the way she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow through literature, mythology and folklore. She's a Yaddo and MacDowell Fellow and was 2014 Eccles Writer in Residence at the British Library. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion Her work appears in numerous publications, including the Guardian, Observer, New Statesman, Frieze and New York Times. Alltid lave priser, fri frakt over 299,- | Adlibris One midsummer week over sixty years later, Olivia Laing walked Woolf's river from source to sea. Olivia Laing is a widely acclaimed writer and critic. Commencez votre essai gratuit de 30 jours aujourd'hui et obtenez votre premier livre audio gratuitement. Olivia Laing (born 14 April 1977) is a British writer, novelist and cultural critic. Over 60 years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing set out one midsummer morning to walk its banks, from source to sea. It was a book of the year in the Evening Standard, Independent and Financial Times and was shortlisted for the 2012 Ondaatje Prize … Sendes innen 6-10 virkedager. To the River is the story of the Ouse, the Sussex river in which Virginia Woolf drowned in 1941. Along the way, she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow through literature, mythology, and folklore. In To The River, author Olivia Laing embarks on a weeklong, midsummer odyssey along the banks of the River Ouse in Sussex, England, from its source near Haywards Heath to the sea, where it empties into the Channel at Newhaven. Her work appears in numerous publications, including the Guardian, Observer, New Statesman, Frieze and New York Times. The result is a passionate investigation into how history resides in a landscape - and how ghosts never quite leave the places they love. In To The River, author Olivia Laing embarks on a weeklong, midsummer... Lire la suite. In To The River, author Olivia Laing embarks on a weeklong, midsummer odyssey along the banks of the River Ouse in Sussex, England, from its source near Haywards Heath to the sea, where it empties into the Channel at Newhaven. Olivia Laing's odyssey along the banks of the River Ouse, from source to sea; a profound and haunting reflection on history and landscape, and our place within them. Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing sets out to walk its banks, from the source all the way to the sea. Olivia Laing takes us on a journey along the river Ouse from source to sea. Along the way, she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow through literature, mythology and folklore. Her first book, To the River (2011) is the story of a midsummer journey down the river Virginia Woolf drowned in. One idyllic, midsummer week over sixty years later, Olivia Laing walked. More than sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned herself in the River Ouse, Laing still finds inspiration and guidance in the author’s abiding presence. 11,19 € 2 offres à partir de 11,19 € TVA incluse - Livraison GRATUITE. Fri frakt fra {0} kr. Rivers run through our civilisations like strings through beads, and there’s hardly an age I can think of that’s not associated with its own great waterway. Laing writes: A river passing through a landscape catches the world and gives it back redoubled: a shifting, glinting world more mysterious than the one we customarily inhabit. A magical debut, following the Ouse from the Downs to the sea, flows with fine writing . To the River is the story of the Ouse, the Sussex river in which Virginia Woolf drowned in 1941. Along the way, she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow through literature, mythology, and folklore. One idyllic, midsummer week over sixty years later, Olivia Laing walked Woolf's river from source to sea. The result is a passionate investigation into how history resides in a landscape - and how ghosts never quite leave the places they love. Olivia Laing sets out to walk the length of the River Ouse (pronounced ‘Ooze’) in Sussex, from source to sea. Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing set out one midsummer morning to walk its banks, from source to sea. By Philip Hoare 11 May 2011 • 16:20 pm . As she walks, she reflects upon the power of rivers, refracting mythology, science, social history and literature through their waters too shed light on their eternal violence and mystery. In Olivia Laing’s book, it appears to be more about recovering from the break-up of a relationship. Over sixty years after Virginia Woolf drowned in the River Ouse, Olivia Laing set out one midsummer morning to walk its banks, from source to sea. To the River was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize and the Dolman Travel Book of the Year. To the River is the story of the Ouse, the Sussex river in which Virginia Woolf drowned in 1941. Try She is the author of three works of non-fiction, To the River, The Trip to Echo Spring and The Lonely City, as well as a novel, Crudo.In 2018, she was awarded the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize for non-fiction and in 2019, the 100th James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Crudo Olivia Laing holds a degree in herbal medicine and she practiced as a herbalist for several years before becoming a journalist, specialising in treatment of anxiety and depression. Along the way, she explores the roles that rivers play in human lives, tracing their intricate flow through literature, mythology and folklore. 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