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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Review: Mrs. DallowayUser Review - Lisa - Goodreads
Wow, that was a bit painful. I'm proud of myself for sticking this one out and getting to the end. The most captivating part was the biography of Virginia Woolf at the end. That being said, it still ... Read full review
Review: Mrs. DallowayUser Review - Michelle - Goodreads
Wow! This book is incredibly unique and I soaked up every word. It had such a different style and such insightful thoughts on every page. It made me feel like maybe I hadn't observed things/people around me at all until I read this author's observations. So glad I got to read this one! Read full review