To the Lighthouse
The simple and haunting story captures the transience of life and its surrounding emotions. "To The Lighthouse" is the most autobiographical of Virgina Woolf's novels. It is based on her own early experiences, and while it touches on childhood and children's perceptions and desires, it is at... show more
The simple and haunting story captures the transience of life and its surrounding emotions.
"To The Lighthouse" is the most autobiographical of Virgina Woolf's novels. It is based on her own early experiences, and while it touches on childhood and children's perceptions and desires, it is at it's most trenchant when exploring adult relationships, marriage and the changing class-structure of its time.
Publish date: 1999
Pages no: 154
Edition language: English
Okay, I'll admit it, I got a little lost in the language. It took me longer than normal to get through To the Lighthouse. I had begun trying to let my Echo read it to me, which I have loved to do to get ahead on some reading while doing household chores but it let me down here. It was all the senten...
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/166001786448/to-the-lighthouse-by-virginia-woolfWhat art was there, known to love or cunning, by which one pressed through into those secret chambers.One of the most beautifully written books I have ever read. Not much to offer in the typical plot-driven genre, but a g...
I found To the Lighthouse a little slow and difficult to get into to begin with. As someone who tried to read Mrs Dalloway in lower sixth, and who ended up giving up in frustration, I wasn't especially looking forward to this part of the module. But once you get used to Woolf's prose style, and get ...
I can appreciate the delicate language which Virginia Woolf used in this book. I can appreciate that she accomplished the development of characters without anything really happening. I can appreciate...ok enough. I just didn't really enjoy this book. I may give it another try at some point in my lif...
This is going to be one of those books that I will dwell on, with my thoughts evolving as I turn it over in my mind. What follows is some of what I was thinking about as I read. The novel shows us the Ramsay family and some of their guests at a seaside house on just two days, separated by years. T...
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