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The book was published posthumously. It is set in the pre-second world war era, in an unknown area of England. Woolf cleverly incorporated a play within the play, making it the epitome of writing genius. The book dives into the subject of war and its effects as well as the rise of fascism.
What makes this book stand out?
Woolf had an impressive command over the language and storytelling, the book is could only be written by her!
Read it for
The impressive lyrically and poetic manner of writing.
Don't read it for
The novel has many twists and turns, and the fact that it is a play within a play makes it hard to follow.