Virginia Woolf was undoubtedly one of the literary giants of the twentieth century. She was a central figure in the Bloomsbury Group, and her writings were works of astonishing originality.
Nigel Nicolson is the son of Vita Sackville-West, who was Virginia Woolf's most intimate friend and for a short time her lover. He spent many days in her company and he has threaded his recollections of her throughout this unique narrative of her life.
'As a short introduction to Virginia Woolf, this deceptively brief book could hardly be bettered and achieves high status instantly as a significant work of reference in its own right' The Times.