Books: Woolf, Woolf

THE SECOND COMMON READER—Virginia Woolf—Harcourt, Brace ($3).

Like Thornton Niven Wilder but more so, Virginia Woolf is a widely-read if not popular writer whose public is largely made up of people who have not the vaguest idea what she is driving at. Though many a Junior Leaguer felt called upon to rave over Orlando, though some who bought or borrowed it managed to wade through The Waves, few in any league would have chosen to make their enthusiasm coherent. Virginia Woolf is certainly no labyrinthine monster, monstrous clever though she be, but...

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