By Norah Vincent
In 1925, she all started writing To the Lighthouse, an epic piece of prose that immediately grew to become a cherished vintage. In 1941, she walked into the River Ouse, by no means to be heard from back. What occurred in among these moments is a narrative to be informed, one in every of perception and camaraderie, loneliness and loss—the tale of a lady, named Adeline at delivery, heading towards an inexorable demise.
With poetic precision and mental acuity, Norah Vincent paints an intimate portrait of what may need occurred in these final years of Virginia Woolf’s existence. From her friendships with the so-called Bloomsbury crew, which incorporated the likes of T. S. Eliot, to her struggles together with her husband, Leonard, Vincent explores the intimate conversations, tormented confessions, and inner struggles Woolf could have faced.
Praised by way of USA Today as “daring” and by way of the New Statesman as “electrifyingly good,” Adeline takes a willing examine essentially the most cherished, mourned, and mysterious literary giants of all time.
“Vincent is a delicate recorder of a mind’s hobbies because it shifts out and in of notion, and because it fights sooner than filing to despair.” —The long island occasions e-book Review
“Skillfully rendered and emotionally insightful.” —Publishers Weekly
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