Virginia Woolf – Mrs Dalloway

As I said in a recent article about the French writer Françoise Sagan, I haven’t read much books writen by a female author these past two years (5 among 50) and I felt kind of bad. Picking Woolf’s book was a great choice: I’ve seen her “A Room of One’s Own” as a theatre play and really enjoyed this clear, thoughtful discourse with the 1920’s England as a dim background ; Mrs. Dalloway could be seen at the reverse: the English upper class’life constitutes the spine of the novel, with human and societal reflections being here as reactions from the characters.

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