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The Guardian promised they would correct Paul Lester’s egregious error, and they did.

By July 22, Paul Lester’s item in The Guardian, New band of the day: Wolfette (No 1,065),  which claimed that Dominique Woolf, of Wolfette fame, was Virginia Woolf’s great granddaughter, was amended. The paper published an official correction on its Corrections and Clarifications page on the same day.

As the correction states, “Virginia and Leonard Woolf did not have children. Wolfette has been quoted in an interview as saying `She was married to my grandmother’s uncle. That makes her my great-great-aunt by marriage … I think.'”

I can now breathe easily again. And we can all move on to something more interesting in the world of Woolf.

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