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PART II - BOOKS
CHAPTER VII - THE EARLY NOVELS OF VIRGINIA WOOLF

kissing, reading, being kind or unkind ? What do they understand of each other or of themselves ? What relations are possible between them ? Two young men, bleak and honest intellectuals from Cambridge, ask the question ; Rachel, an undeveloped girl, answers it. The uneasiness of society and its occasional panics take hold of her, and nothing can exorcise them, because it is her own desire to face the truth ; nothing, not even love.
` They stood together in front of the looking-glass, and with a brush tried to make themselves look as if they had been feeling nothing all the morning, neither pain nor happiness. But it chilled them to see themselves in the glass, for instead of being vast and indivisible they were really very small and separate, the size of the glass leaving a large space for the reflection of other things.'
Wedded bliss is promised her, but the voyage continues, the current deepens, carrying her between green banks of the jungle into disease and death. The closing chapters of the book are as poignant as anything in modern fiction, yet they arise naturally out of what has gone before. They are not an interruption but a fulfilment. Rachel has lost everything-for there is no hint of compensation beyond the grave-but she has not swerved from the course honesty marked out, she has not jabbered or pretended that human relationships are satisfactory. It is a noble book, so noble that a word of warning must be added : like all Virginia Woolf's work, it is not romantic, not mystic, not explanatory of the universe. By using a wrong tone of voiceover-stressing ' South America ' for instance-the critic might easily make it appear to be all these things, and perhaps waft it tQwards popular success ! His honesty must equal the writer's ; he is offered no ultimate good, but' life ; London ; this moment in June ' ; and it is his job to find out what the promise entails.
Will Night and Day help him? It is the simplest novel she has written, and to my mind the least successful. Very long, very careful, it condescends to many of the devices she so gaily derides in her essay on Mr. Bennett and Mrs. Brown. The two principal characters are equipped with houses and relatives which document their reality, they are screwed into Chelsea and

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