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The Interview | wtih Alison Light

Woolf's servants get their due

ALISON LIGHT ALISON LIGHT
By Anna Mundow
October 5, 2008

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Virginia Woolf spent her last morning with her maid, dusting. This telling detail is one of many that make Alison Light's "Mrs. Woolf and the Servants: An Intimate History of Domestic Life in Bloomsbury," so lively and so revealing. Here Woolf's servants emerge from below stairs and Woolf herself is freshly - and compassionately - illuminated. (Full article: 824 words)

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