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When the night bombings of London began we were still living during the week in
Mecklenburgh Square; but when the house was made uninhabitable by bombs,
which fell in the square and in the street behind it, we had to live in Rodmell.
In the latter part of 1940, when we were living permanently in Rodmell, it was
during the mass raids on London a sinister thing to listen every night to the drone
of the German planes flying inland. In the hour or more of silence which followed,
Then one day I received a letter from the Estate saying that the matter had now
been settled, for the house had been completely destroyed the previous night.
The next time I was in London, I went round to see the ruins of the house which
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Ah, the somewhat less famous husband of Virginia! I've read volumes 1 and 5 of his autobiography, and loved them. Leonard Woolf was an extremely intelligent man and an excellent writer. His prose has ... Read full review