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Vintage Minis bring you the world’s greatest writers on the experiences that make us human – from birth to death and everything in between

Why should one half be free to live, while the other is doomed to watch silently from the sidelines? In this visionary collection, Virginia Woolf leads us on a transformative journey through the liberating powers of the mind. From an exploration of why women were barred from writing and under what conditions they might break free, to the solace derived from haunting London's streets, these essays and stories present Woolf at her most impassioned, rendering the pursuit of liberty one of life's most poetic adventures.

Selected from the books A Room of One's Own, The Waves and Street Haunting and Other Essays by Virginia Woolf

VINTAGE MINIS: GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.
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One realises afresh the full meaning of originality, the magic of the mind which plays around concrete facts as though they were all spirit. And when it is finished it is with a renewed sense of zest and stimulus that one takes up life again and looks anew at objects which before were only ordinary

Guardian

Imagine our joy when Vintage announced that it is publishing a collection of easily digestible books from the world’s most celebrated writers on the experiences that make us human… They look good and read well. That’s win/win in our book.

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781784872717

    May 29, 2017

    Vintage Classics

    128 pages

    RRP $7.99

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Also by Virginia Woolf

To The Lighthouse (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
The Waves (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
Orlando (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
Mrs Dalloway (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
A Room Of One's Own And Three Guineas (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
The Years (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
Street Haunting and Other Essays
Room of One's Own: Pink Popular Penguins
Orlando: Popular Penguins
Essays Virginia Woolf Vol.6
Mrs Dalloway's Party
To the Lighthouse: Popular Penguins
A Room of One's Own: Popular Penguins
The Essays of Virginia Woolf, Volume 5
Selected Diaries
Selected Letters
Great Ideas
A Haunted House
Congenial Spirits
Roger Fry
The Common Reader: Volume 1
The Common Reader: Volume 2
Moments Of Being
Flush

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