28 February 2011

Virginia Woolf's early stories

The latest offering in our book reviews is a charming collection of short stories written in the earliest phase of Virginia Woolf’s career as a writer of modernist fiction when she was only twenty-four years old. Up to that point she had only produced essays and book reviews (some for my home city newspaper, the Manchester Guardian). And in fact the spirit of the reflective essay lingers over these meditations and fictional constructs which have in common the role of women in society. More >>

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