Academic journal article Woolf Studies Annual

129 Handwritten: October 1, 1940

Academic journal article Woolf Studies Annual

129 Handwritten: October 1, 1940

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Temporarily:

Clanmere Nursing Home

Malvern.

Oct. 11. 40.

But after next week:

Church Farm. Buckland.

Aylesbury.

Dear Virginia, (It was to be that I think, wasn't it?) I have been wanting to get a letter written to you for ages to [begin strikethrough]te[end strikethrough] thank you for Roger's Life. But as I daresay you may have heard--in some roundabout way--I have been wretchedly ill for months, & am only now beginning to be myself again. I read the book when I was still too ill to have any grasp of things & then I have lately gone over it all again. It is impossible I find, even to myself, to criticize something which touches so intimately one's very life-springs, &--indeed--I am sure you don't want my criticism even if I could offer it! But all I want to tell you is that I am impressed by the size of the canvas you have used in portraying him. Everyone reading the book will have to realise the astonishing size & scope of his intellect & sympathies. …

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