The ideal writing life

I am a big fan of Virginia Woolf. In my opinion The Waves is one of the top 3 novels ever written. And I am also, as so many of you, very fascinated by her essays, and regard A Room of One’s Own as obligatory reading. I have, until now, considered Woolf’s advice on the importance…

“The Years”

As already mentioned, I have a personal Virginia Woolf Project for 2012. And yet again Kathryn has given me an exciting link to check out, this time the link lead us to a review of “The Years”, the last novel Woolf was to publish. Virginia Woolf in 1935 Peter Monro Jack, April 11, 1937: In “The Years” Her Art…

Woolf-ish

How can it be … … that I find it necessary to have: 4 x The Waves 3 x To the Lighthouse 4 x Mrs. Dalloway 4 x A Room of One’s Own To my excuse I will hastily add that one of each copy is in Norwegian … and that the latest version of…

Airdrop

Last weeks visit to Jeanette Winterson’s pages made me very curious about the new Woolf editions from Vintage. Since The Waves is the best novel ever written, and since I’m in the middle of re-reading Mrs Dalloway just now, I found no reason not to add these two new editions to my collection… The third book…