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Very interesting take on Virginia's life, slighty opposing the biography of Mr. Bell and biographies by Leonard Woolf. Central theme revolves around the before mentioned men calling Virginia 'mad' or 'insane'. The Author provides reasons, supported by multitude of literature, of falsity of those claims, offering an overview of her condition through the years of her life.
My fascination with the life and circumstances of Virginia Woolf continues to haunt my subconscious thirst for knowledge. It is that fascination that led me once again to the 820-ish section of my local library, where I stumbled upon The Unknown Virginia Woolf by Roger Poole.Like many Woolf biographers, Mr. Poole seeks to answer the fabled "was Virginia Woolf insane" question. However, he begins with a preconceived conception that insanity did not exist in the mind of Virginia Woolf, and sets ou...