You’ll want to be seen reading these Vintage Classic editions of Virginia Woolf’s greatest works. And resurfacing after each meticulously crafted story, you’ll find your perception of the world around you has shifted in ways subtle yet profound.
Straight from the Vintage Books design blog, illustrator Aino-Maija Metsola describes her process in drawing these stunning covers as: ‘[Wanting] to find a way to translate Woolf’s style of writing and the impressions created in the text into pictures and to discover the atmosphere in each text. Woolf’s writing is very intense and innovative, which was very inspiring for me as an illustrator.’
One day in the life of a woman preparing to give a party and a groundbreaking work of twentieth-century literary fiction
'Virginia Woolf wanted to write about the vast unknown uncertain continent that is the world and us in it' Jeanette Winterson, from her introduction to The Waves
A portrait of a family coping with changes wrought by the new twentieth century - the most popular of Woolf's books during her lifetime
Virginia Woolf's most unusual and fantastic creation, a funny, exuberant tale that examines the very nature of sexuality
Woolf exposes the prejudices and constraints against which women writers struggled for centuries, and argues for a more equal literary establishment
Rediscover Virginia Woolf's greatest works in beautiful new gift editions from Vintage Classics
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The Going West Books & Writers Festival happens every September in Auckland. Based in Titirangi, it encompasses events in other parts of the West as well. Here's a list of books from the amazing Penguin authors who are participating in this years Going West Books & Writers Festival.
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The New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults awards are a unique celebration of the contribution New Zealand’s children’s authors and illustrators make to building national identity and cultural heritage. Here are the Penguin titles that are shortlisted for the 2019 awards.