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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.
I hated air-raid shelters and only once went into one at night, the shelter
constructed in Mecklenburgh Square, during a particularly heavy bombing. I
hated the stuffiness and smell of human beings, and, if a bomb was going to get
I was in correspondence with the Bedford Estate: I had asked them whether they
would remit or reduce my rent as the house was empty and I had moved to
Mecklenburgh Square. Then one day I received a letter from the Estate saying
that the ...
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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