Mrs Dalloway (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)

Mrs Dalloway (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)

Virginia Woolf

Summary

'Sheer magic' Eileen Atkins, Daily Mail

Discover one of the most famous and ground-breaking pieces of twentieth century literature about one day in the mind of woman as she prepares to give a party.

In this vivid portrait of one day in a woman's life, Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last-minute details of a party she is to give that evening. As she readies her house she is flooded with memories and re-examines the choices she has made over the course of her life.

With a beautifully designed VINTAGE CLASSICS cover and the same text used as in its original publication, this edition of Mrs Dalloway is a perfect Mother's Day gift for Woolf lovers new and old.

'One of the most moving, revolutionary artworks of the twentieth century' Michael Cunningham, author of The Hours

Reviews

  • A beautiful piece of writing
    Will Self, Guardian

About the author

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf, born in 1882, was the major novelist at the heart of the inter-war Bloomsbury Group. Her early novels include The Voyage Out, Night and Day and Jacob's Room. Between 1925 and 1931 she produced her finest masterpieces, including Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, Orlando and the experimental The Waves. Her later novels include The Years and Between the Acts, and she also maintained an astonishing output of literary criticism, journalism and biography, including the passionate feminist essay A Room of One's Own. Suffering from depression, she drowned herself in the River Ouse in 1941.
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