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To return to bombing and to what did happen, some time in 1 940 there were
German planes over Rodmell one day and Virginia and I were standing in the
garden when we heard the swishing of bombs through the air overhead and then
a German bomber dropped a shower of incendiary bombs which just missed the
village and fell all over the fields on the south of it. One of them hit a haystack a
few hundred yards beyond the last house on the road to Newhaven. We rushed ...
with one's fellows when the bombs fell. Everyone felt the extraordinary
blossoming of the sense of comradeship and good-will which settled upon us in
London during the blitz, and the falling of bombs loosened our tongues. Queer
little scenes ...
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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