Virginia Woolf

Quentin Bell's two volume biography


Quentin Bell


Paladin, London, 1976
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Printing Details

First paperback edition, two volumes in slipcase. 20.5 × 13cm, 228pp + 300pp.

As the nephew of Virginia Woolf, Quentin Bell enjoyed an initimacy with his subject granted to few biographers. In this acclaimed biography, he describes Virginia Woolf's family and childhood; her earliest writings; the formation of the Bloomsbury Group; her marriage to Leonard Woolf; the mental breakdown of the years 1912–15; the origins and growth of the Hogarth Press; her friendships with T. S. Eliot, Katherine Mansfield and Vita Sackville-West; her struggles to write The Waves and The Years; and the political and personal distresses of her last decade.


Both books are in good condition, lightly read. There is some damage to slipcase but this has done a good job in protecting the books.



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