To the Lighthouse
From Library Staff
"From the seemingly trivial postponement of a visit to a nearby lighthouse, Virginia Woolf constructs a remarkable and moving examination of the complex tensions and allegiances of family life, and the conflict between male and female principles, in what is probably her most popular... Read More »
Possibly the greatest modernist novel of all time because Wolf has all the
force of intellect Joyce but is a better storyteller.
A story about the extraordinary to be found in the ordinary.
Woolf described this book as "easily the best of my books" and Modern Library picked it as their #15 for their "100 best English-language novels of the 20th Century." Find out why! - Sarah
With unmistakable genius the fluid and gorgeous prose carries you completely into this book. The reader becomes a spirit flitting between the minds of the novel's characters. it's about beauty, about the unpreventable tragedy of time passing, about art and people.