Appendix: Textual Variants and Emendations.
"Scholars such as David Bradshaw and Ian Blyth remind us that The Years is so much more than just a family saga, and to them we must be grateful for their shared insights."
Virginia Woolf Bulletin (May 2013)
- A comprehensive introduction, detailing the lengthy process of the composition and revision of the novel, and its subsequent publication history
- The text of the first British edition of The Years (1937)
- Extensive explanatory notes, highlighting the political, historical, social and literary contexts of the novel
- A full account of the variants between the first British and American editions, supplemented by a list of editorial emendations made in this present edition