To the Lighthouse

by Virginia Woolf

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To the Lighthouse

by Virginia Woolf

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Inspired by the lost bliss of her childhood summers in Cornwall, Virginia Woolf produced one of the masterworks of English literature in To the Lighthouse. It concerns the Ramsay family and their summer guests on the Isle of Skye before and after the First World War. As children play and adults paint, talk, muse and explore, relationships shift and mutate.

A captivating fusion of elegy, autobiography, socio-political critique and visionary thrust, it is the most accomplishedof all Woolf’s novels. On completing it, she thought she had exorcised the ghosts of her imposing parents, but she had also brought form to a book every bit as vivid and intense as the work of Lily Briscoe, the indomitable artist at the centre of the novel.

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ISBN9780199536610
Weight192 g
Dimensions19.5 × 12.7 × 1.3 cm
FormatPaperback
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