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You do figure it out but it takes too long to figure out which characters go with which names.
The narrator sometimes seems like a character in the novel at points where he or she appears almost involved in the action of the scene.
As for the novel, I don't find as much of what makes Virginia Woolf magical here as I do in other works.
To me there is never a grand coming together or summation of all the disparate points in this novel. But maybe it's me. Read morePublished 1 month ago by The Man in the Hathaway Shirt
Virginia Woolf, once the most avant-garde of English novelists, now seems very out of date. None of her books is really a masterpiece, and this, her swan song, is arguably the... Read morePublished 12 months ago by reading man
Wonderful views of the spectrum of English class and society just before World War II, including the famous mirror scene at the end. Read morePublished 13 months ago by something wild
Virginia Woolf (1882 - 1941) was a well known writer, critic, feminist, and publisher. This was her last novel, and it is a departure for Woolf from prior styles, and many like the... Read morePublished on July 23, 2007 by J. Robinson
Much of the writing is beautiful and evocative, but it's hard to know what's going on. The summaries posted here have more "plot" in them than is easily gleaned from the book. Read morePublished on July 9, 2005 by Gwen A Orel
Virginia Stephen Woolf finished Between the Acts in 1941; however, she never revised the novel because of her suicide during the same year. Read morePublished on January 10, 2000 by Ben
This book is not about what goes on outside the play so much as it is about Woolf's new expression of her continued criticism of English society. There is humor in the book. Read morePublished on June 12, 1999