Virginia Woolf's singular technique in Mrs Dalloway heralds a break with the traditional novel form and reflects a genuine humanity and a concern with the experiences that both enrich and stultify existence. Society hostess, Clarissa Dalloway is giving a party. Her thoughts and sensations on that one day, and the interior monologues of others whose lives are interwoven with hers gradually reveal the characters of the central protagonists. Clarissa's life is touched by tragedy as the events in her day run parallel to those of Septimus Warren Smith, whose madness escalates as his life draws toward inevitable suicide.
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In that moment where the people are strangers and the time is short; and all you wanted to do is to read all their minds and leave them and forget them. Extract just the small fragment of their life ... Read full review
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This felt like a narration I viewed of The Waste Land performed by Fiona Shaw. Much like The Waste Land, the only way this book could become less boring, or generate a feeling of excitement, is to ... Read full review