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

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A highly sensitive and intelligent child, Virginia Woolf grew up in a large family prone to psychological instability. Throughout her life, she was subject to periods of mental breakdown, yet when she was lucid she was capable of a uniquely perceptive and frank introspection. Under the influence of the Bloomsbury Group and their progressive social attitudes, she became exp ...more
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Published March 1st 2009 by Blackstone Audiobooks (first published 2005)
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Sonya
Jun 28, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
اولین بار بود که از این سری از آثار یک زندگی نامه خوندم . به نظرم در صد صفحه مطالب جالب و مفیدی نوشته شده بود
VIva virginia <3
Marsha
Oct 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a quick overview of Virginia Woolf but it gives a ton of information about her life. She seemed fragile and needy but didn't want to be that way. Her father had refused to allow her to attend the university and instead trained her to continue his work compiling the Dictionary of National Biography. Despite having over 650 contributors to the work, he knew he wouldn't live long enough to complete it. He was angry when she refused and concentrated on her own writing. She surrounded herself ...more
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.
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.
Maggie
Oct 30, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: biography
sensitive and succinct summary of her life and her works.
Jim Blessing
Jan 19, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: biography
This book was an unusual read for me, both was an interesting one.
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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.

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