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Chronicle Books

Library of Luminaries: Virginia Woolf

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An Illustrated Biography

One of literature's most beloved authors is beautifully documented in this illustrated biography of Virginia Woolf. Featuring handwritten text paired with beguiling illustrations and a tactile cover with foil-stamped and debossed details, this giftable package reveals the formative events of Woolf's life: how she was supported—and challenged—in her craft, her struggles with mental illness, and how her great works came to be. With lines pulled from Woolf's own letters featured alongside interesting details, such as her nickname for her husband and how slowly her first novel sold, this intimate guide makes a thoughtful gift for literature lovers and book clubbers.

Size: 6 x 9 in;
Pages: 128 pp;
Format: Hardcover
Publication: March 2016
ISBN: 9781452150222
Nina Cosford is a freelance illustrator based in Hastings, England.

Zena Alkayat is a journalist, author, and editor based in London.