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10 Little Known Facts About Virginia Woolf


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Virginia Woolf — most know the name, but few know the obscure biographical facts behind the name. Below are 10 little known facts about the troubled writer.

  1. Woolf once said that her death would be the “one experience I shall never describe.”

  1. When Woolf taught at Morley College, she made her students write essays about themselves.

Virginia Woolf in her garden at Monk House


  1. For a summer, she went mad believing that the birds were chirping in Greek and King Edward VII was saying curses from behind a nearby bush.

  1. Woolf was a difficult shopper, often arguing with shopkeepers over what products they had for sale and what products she imagined they should have for sale.