Mrs. Dalloway has it all: life, death, fantasies of suicide, homoerotic desire, lesbianism, and the evanescence of time.
It can be found on countless lists of the finest novels of the 20th century, and is one of Virginia Woolf's major achievements. It is considered her greatest work after To the Lighthouse.
VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882-1941), one of the greatest authors of the twentieth century, transformed the art of fiction. The author of numerous novels and short stories, she was also an acknowledged master of the essay form, and an admired literary critic.