Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are.
Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) is recognized as a major twentieth-century author and was a central figure in the Bloomsbury group. Her most famous novels include Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, The Waves and Orlando. She drowned herself in 1941.