Virginia Woolf’s intention to publish her short stories is carried out in this volume, posthumously collected by her husband, Leonard Woolf. Containing six of eight stories from Monday or Tuesday, seven that appeared in magazines, and five other stories, the book makes available Virginia Woolf’s shorter works of fiction. Foreword by Leonard Woolf.
"They seem as perfect, and as functional for all their beauty, has spider webs. Indeed they were made for like purpose: to trap and disect living morsels in the form of palpitating moments of time, instantaneous perceptions, of brief visions of others who were to give us uncaptured, breathing, even struggling in so betrend themselves - an illusion of life. The extreme beauty of her writing is due greatly to one fact, that the imprisionment of life and the words have as much a matter of the senses Virginia Wolf's as it was a concern of the intellect." -- The New York Times Book Review