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Virginia Woolf in 90 Minutes (Great Writers in 90 Minutes)

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Building on his enormously successful series of Philosophers in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern now applies his witty and incisive prose to brief biographical studies of the world's great writers. He brings their lives and ideas to life in entertaining and accessible fashion. Far from being a novelty, each book is a highly refined appraisal of the writer and his work, authorita

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Published March 1st 2009 by Blackstone Audiobooks (first published 2005)
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Jennifer Haight
This book gives a taste of Woolf, but is delivered with a crispness which doesn't allow readers an understanding of the depth of emotional unrest that she struggled with. A book can be slight and still have layers of emotional truth.
Jim Blessing
This book was an unusual read for me, both was an interesting one.
Sam Shiraishi
Parte de uma série na qual o autor traz os rudimentos - tanto biográfios, quanto a respeito da obra - de escritores consagrados, 90 minutos me fez ter vontade de reler Mrs. Dalloway, além de me deixar curiosa sobre Orlando e alguns estudos de Virgina Wolf.
Confesso que não compraria, mas ganhei de presente e acabou sendo um achado.
sensitive and succinct summary of her life and her works.
Fascinating (even if you're not a Woolf fan).
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Paul Strathern (born 1940) is a British writer and academic. He was born in London, and studied at Trinity College, Dublin, after which he served in the Merchant Navy over a period of two years. He then lived on a Greek island. In 1966 he travelled overland to India and the Himalayas. His novel A Season in Abyssinia won a Somerset Maugham Award in 1972.

Besides five novels, he has also written nume
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