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The Story of Virginia Woolf vividly portrays the achievements of one of the twentieth century's greatest writers and introduces young readers to the brilliant woman and her fascinating mind. Book jacket. Room of One's Own, argued poignantly for women's equality. Periodically crippled by bouts of mental illness, Woolf nonetheless authored groundbreaking novels including Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, and The Waves, as well as numerous collections of essays and stories, volumes of diaries, and a copious correspondence with other artists and writers. Woolf's devoted husband Leonard was her collaborator, companion, and caregiver until she ended her life at age fifty-nine. Restless Genius: Growing up in London among artists who challenged her to use her mind creatively, Virginia Woolf always knew that she would become a writer. Later, her association with the famous Bloomsbury Group -- painters and writers who were the harbingers of modernism -- inspired her to revolutionize the way fiction was written. Woolf came of age in the turbulent early 1900s, and over the course of her career struggled to illuminate feminist notions with her work. Her seminal collection of essays, A