Synopses & Reviews
"[M]easured, and brave in its imaginative interpretations."--Carolyn Heilbrun, Book Review This "original, intuitive, and even exciting" () portrait highlights the experiences that shaped Virginia Woolf's life and art--her childhood, her relationships with her father and sister, her marriage, and her descents into madness.
"[T]he most informative, most nearly definitive, most judicious word on this major, modern writer."--Scott Elledge
About the Author
Lyndall Gordon is the prize-winning author of T. S. Eliot: An Imperfect Life and Lives Like Loaded Guns. She is a Fellow at the Royal Society of Literature and a member of PEN. She lives in Oxford.