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By Virginia Woolf

A useful advisor to the paintings and brain of Virginia Woolf, drawn via her husband from the private list she stored over a interval of twenty-seven years. incorporated are entries that confer with her personal writing, others which are in actual fact writing routines; debts of individuals and scenes suitable to the uncooked fabric of her paintings; and reviews on books she used to be interpreting. Edited and with a Preface via Leonard Woolf; Indices.

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Desde que tenía 18 años ingresé en la Universidad. Hasta esa edad sí, todas las vacaciones iba a mi casa, pero cuando estaba en la Universidad iba unos días a mi casa nada más, de vacaciones. No sé, debí antes preguntarles a Ramón, a Angelita y a los demás, pero no oí hablar del testamento de mi padre. Además, nunca me preocupé de preguntar eso. ¡Jamás me pregunté si heredé algo de mi padre! Al morir mi padre estoy ya en la Revolución, en México, ya estoy en la lucha revolucionaria. Creo que de mi padre recibí la vida, recibí la posibilidad de estudiar y el privilegio, entre tanta gente de aquel lugar y entre tantos niños pobres, de poder adquirir una educación, una instrucción; y aquellas circunstancias que me hicieron posible adquirir, incluso, una cultura política y revolucionaria.

De todas maneras, con tal producción cañera, serían unas 600 hectáreas sembradas solo de caña; lo que dependía de la cuota fijada por el central azucarero a los distintos plantadores, asunto siempre de mucha discusión y considerado muy importante. El central azucarero norteamericano, la United Fruit norteamericana y su administrador, creo que se llamaba mister Morey, eran muy mencionados en casa; oía hablar de algunos misters: el mister del central Preston, de la United Fruit Company; mister tal y mister tal, muy importantes; y también de algunos norteamericanos que vivían en el central Miranda; el administrador, un personaje muy importante, el más importante de aquel central azucarero, y el otro que administraba el central de Marcané.

Cuatro o cinco españoles jugaban dominó con mi padre casi todas las noches o los domingos, y la discusión era eterna. Los primeros supuestos comunistas que conocí fueron el telegrafista, un cubano; Nono y el cocinero [Manuel] García, ambos españoles; todos ellos eran comunistas para mi padre, porque estaban con la República. Posiblemente ninguno leyó nunca el Manifiesto Comunista, pero para mi padre eran coKatiuska Blanco Castiñeira / 41 fidel castro ruz, guerrillero del tiempo munistas. Es decir, se llevaban muy bien, discutían, pero no había animosidad entre ellos.

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