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Are You Afraid of the Dark?
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The best of Virginia Woolf's letters in one volumes From the Back Cover EDITED BY JOANNE TRAUTMANN BANKS, WITH A PREFACE BY HERMIONE LEE 'About her letters there can be no division: they are among the best ever written in the English language' Sunday Telegraph This volume brings together the finest and most enjoyable of Virginia Woolf's letters - spontaneous, witty, often flirtatious and powerfully moving. Whether bemoaning some domestic travail, commenting publicly on the state of the nation, or discussing cultural, artistic or personal concerns, Virginia Woolf is one of the great correspondents. This volume displays not only Woolf's courage and brilliance, her generosity and love of gossip, but also her genius for close and enduring friendship. 'Brilliant' Victoria Glendinning, The Times See also: Selected Diaries About the Author Virginia Woolf was born in London in 1882, the daughter of Sir Leslie Stephen, first editor of The Dictionary of National Biography. After his death in 1904 Virginia and her sister, the painter Vanessa Bell, moved to Bloomsbury and became the centre of 'The Bloomsbury Group'. This informal collective of artists and writers which included Lytton Strachey and Roger Fry, exerted a powerful influence over early twentieth-century British culture. In 1912 Virginia married Leonard Woolf, a writer and social reformer. Three years later, her first novel The Voyage Out was published, followed by Night and Day (1919) and Jacob's Room (1922). These first novels show the development of Virginia Woolf's distinctive and innovative narrative style. It was during this time that she and Leonard Woolf founded The Hogarth Press with the publication of the co-authored Two Stories in 1917, hand-printed in the dining room of their house in Surrey. Between 1925 and 1931 Virginia Woolf produced what are now regarded as her finest masterpieces, from Mrs Dalloway (1925) to the poetic and highly experimental novel The Waves (1931). She also maintained an astonishing output of literary criticism, short fiction, journalism and biography, including the playfully subversive Orlando (1928) and A Room of One's Own (1929) a passionate feminist essay. This intense creative productivity was often matched by periods of mental illness, from which she had suffered since her mother's death in 1895. On 28 March 1941, a few months before the publication of her final novel, Between the Acts, Virginia Woolf committed suicide. Return to Product Overview
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Author Sidney Sheldon Publisher Harper (6 September 2004) Language English Number of Pages 400 Dimensions 11.1 x 2.5 x 17.8 cm Binding Paperback
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The bestselling author Sidney Sheldon provides yet another potboiler in Are You Afraid of The Dark'. The plot revolves around the mysterious deaths or disappearances of four scientists who were working with a New York based multinational environmental corporation, KIG. The plot thickens with frequent twists and turns. The protagonists of this gritty tale are two of the widows of the killed KIG scientists. One is an established artist, Diana Stevens, while the other is an international supermodel, Kelly Harris.The turn of events in Are You Afraid of The Dark' sees the widows coming together to unravel the horrendous truth behind the death of their husbands. Trapped in a circle of hiding and killing, the women have to risk everything including their lives to avert a conspiracy that ultimately threatens to hold the planet as hostage. Published in 2004 by Harper, the book is available in paperback.
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