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'She always had the feeling that it was very, very, dangerous to live even one day.'

On a June morning in 1923, Clarissa Dalloway is preparing for a party and remembering her past. Elsewhere in London, Septimus Smith is suffering from shell-shock and on the brink of madness. Their days interweave and their lives converge as the party reaches its glittering climax. Here, Virginia Woolf perfected the interior monologue and the novel's lyricism and accessibility have made it one of her most popular works.

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  • Paperback

    9780241341117

    June 18, 2018

    Penguin Classics

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099470458

    August 1, 2012

    Vintage Classics

    208 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780241956793

    June 12, 2012

    Penguin General UK

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141182490

    September 19, 2000

    Peng. Mod. Classics

    288 pages

    RRP $16.99

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  • Hardback

    9781857151572

    May 28, 1993

    Everyman

    224 pages

    RRP $29.99

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  • EBook

    9780241261804

    May 26, 2016

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  • EBook

    9780141904108

    September 19, 2000

    Penguin eBooks

    288 pages

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Also by Virginia Woolf

A Passionate Apprentice
A Room of One’s Own (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)
Liberty
The Years (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
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)
Street Haunting and Other Essays
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

Recommendations

To Kill A Mockingbird
The Handmaid's Tale
War And Peace
A Gentleman in Moscow
Echo Burning
Great Expectations
Frankenstein
Brave New World
Dracula
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
The Girl on the Train
The Heart's Invisible Furies
Dragonfly In Amber
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Golden House
The Bear and The Nightingale
Crime And Punishment
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
Animal Farm
The Brothers Karamazov