A richly detailed, monumental biography of one of the twentieth century's greatest writers traces Woolf's life and career, detailing her personal relationships, her chronic illness, and the forces, factors, and ideas that shaped her life. 15,000 first printing. Tour.
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: With epic scope and a rich use of detail, Hermione Lee has created a miraculously evocative portrait that lets us know as never before how Virginia Woolf looked, how she sounded, how she dressed and behaved, and how she wrote. She shows us a brave, powerfully intelligent woman who suffered from a terrifying chronic illness and wrestled with the contradictions of her own character.