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    On 28th March 1941, 59-year-old visionary feminist writer Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) walked into the river Ouse with stones in her pockets and drowned herself. A note to her husband Leonard said: “Dearest, I feel certain that I am going mad again. We can’t go through another of those terrible times. I can’t fight any longer. I can’t go on spoiling your life. I don’t think two people could have been happier than we have been. V.”

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Virginia Woolf (25 Jan 1882–28 Mar 1941), English writer, and one of the foremost modernists of the 20th century. During the interwar period, she was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the Bloomsbury Group. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, and Orlando, and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own, with its famous dictum, "A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction." --Wikipedia

Virginia Wolf. Photo by Lady Ottoline Morrell, 1926. (National Portrait Gallery)

Her suicide note read: “I feel certain that I’m going mad again. I feel we can’t go thru another of those terrible times. And I shan’t recover this time. I begin to hear voices.” ─ Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf, brought the name to one of the amazing bands, Modest Mouse

Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by his heart, and his friends can only read the title. Virginia Woolf

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Secondhand Books quote by Virginia Woolf// This reminds me of a premise of a book, or was it a movie? or maybe a movie based on a book...

"Secondhand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack." Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) Author