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The Waves

One of Woolf’s most experimental novels, The Waves presents six characters in monologue – from morning until night, from childhood into old age – against a background of the sea. The result is a glorious chorus of voices that exists not to remark on the passing of events but to celebrate the connection between its […]


Genre: Fiction, Literary

Orlando

Orlando: A Biography is an influential novel by Virginia Woolf, first published on 11 October 1928. A semi-biographical novel based in part on the life of Woolf’s lover Vita Sackville-West, it is generally considered one of Woolf’s most accessible novels. The novel has been influential stylistically, and is considered important in literature generally, and particularly […]


Genre: Biography & autobiography, Fiction

Mrs. Dalloway

Mrs Dalloway (published on 14 May 1925) is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway in post-World War I England. Mrs Dalloway continues to be one of Woolf’s best-known novels. Created from two short stories, “Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street” and the unfinished “The Prime Minister”, the […]


Genre: Fiction, Literary

Between the Acts

In Woolf’s last novel, the action takes place on one summer’s day at a country house in the heart of England, where the villagers are presenting their annual pageant. A lyrical, moving valedictory. Genre: Fiction


Genre: Fiction