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A novel by V. Woolf, published 1937.

The novel traces the history of a family, opening in 1880 as the children of Colonel and Mrs Pargiter, living in a large Victorian London house (later described by one of them as ‘Hell’), wait for their mother's death and the freedom it will bring; it takes them through several carefully dated and documented sections to the ‘Present Day’ of 1936, and a large family reunion, where two generations gather.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

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Virginia Woolf (1882—1941) writer and publisher

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