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English Classics Part 2: The Waves, A Tale of Two Cities, Jane Eyre

Let’s get back to our English classics journey with three more books. You can check out my first English Classics post here!

The Waves by Virginia Woolf (1931)

The Waves  by Virginia Woolf follows six friends from their childhood at the same school in rural England to their death. Bernard, Rhoda, Susan, Jinny, Neville and Louis grow up, work, marry, fall in love or raise children, and very occasionally meet for dinner at restaurants. However, a tragic event happens and leaves a permanent mark on their lives. Continue Reading

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Review: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

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Hi people!

I would like to tell you about a classic I have just read for the Feminist Orchestra Bookclub: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf. It’s the first book I’ve read from Virginia Woolf, even if I had meant to read her books for a very long time. Although I’m not quite sure this is the best book to get into Woolf’s work – if it wasn’t for the bookclub, I would probably have started with one of her novels, maybe Mrs Dalloway or To the Lighthouse – but it is a great book, which I’d recommend to anyone. Continue Reading