Portrays the life of Clarissa Dalloway, the wife of a Member of Parliament, during a summer's day in London at the end of World War I. She is preparing for a party that evening. Her old lover, Peter, has returned from India. In another part of London, Warren Smith is going mad with shell-shock.
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.
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
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