Tag Archive: Virginia Woolf


My all-time favourite classics

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  1. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  2. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
  3. Tess of the D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy
  4. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  5. Dracula by Bram Stoker
  6. Wuthering Heights by Jane Austen
  7. Hamlet by Shakespeare
  8. The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald
  9. To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee
  10. Far from the madding crowd by Thomas Hardy
  11. Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare
  12. The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway
  13. The complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
  14. King Lear by Shakespeare
  15. Lord of the flies by William Golding
  16. The turn of the screw by Henry James
  17. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  18. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  19. Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  20. The gift by Vladimir Nabokov

Please note that the sequence is not a depiction of the order of liking.

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Someone has to die that the rest of us should value life more. Thus ends the book “The Hours” by Michael Cunningham. The book is an intelligent and thoughtful attempt at treading the ever-so-confusing topic of existentialism. The novel happens to be a dedication by the writer to the life of Virginia Woolf. She was someone who examined the concept of existentialism and a lot of other beliefs to the minutest of details. It is only a very dramatic yet excruciating account of Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway.
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