Review: Night and Day

BY Guest Reviewer IN A, Literature, Virgina Woolf 11 COMMENTS classics, literature, Virginia Woolf

By Virginia Woolf. Grade: A

There are books that are driven by characters. Then there are books that are driven by situations. But ‘Night and Day’ (first published on 20 October 1919) by Virginia Woolf is one book where ‘thoughts’ reign supreme. The whole story seems to be woven out of fabric of thoughts.

That’s not to be wondered at, I think, considering who wrote the book. Thoughts are a powerful influencer even in normal people’s life. In my novel ‘Dream’s Sake,’ I’ve written that it’s thoughts that make everything so hard. Thoughts influence normal people into action. Thoughts influence disturbed people into reaction. How much more powerful would their sway be then on the mind suffering from manic-depressive disorder?… Continue Reading?