The Hours

Author
Michael Cunningham 
Summary
<b>The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel becomes a motion picture starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman, directed by Stephen Daldry from a screenplay by David Hare</b><br /><br /><i>The Hours</i> tells the story of three women: Virginia Woolf, beginning to write Mrs. Dalloway as she recuperates in a London suburb with her husband in 1923; Clarissa Vaughan, beloved friend of an acclaimed poet dying from AIDS, who in modern-day New York is planning a party in his honor; and Laura Brown, in a 1949 Los Angeles suburb, who slowly begins to feel the constraints of a perfect family and home. By the end of the novel, these three stories intertwine in remarkable ways, and finally come together in an act of subtle and haunting grace.<br /><br /><i>The Hours</i> is the winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Genre
Literary  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price
$3.99
Average User Rating
4.5
User Rating Count
84
Release Date
1998-07-31


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