To the LighthouseBook - 1992
From Library Staff
multcolib_RegLib_TomF Dec 23, 2014
"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 »
multcolib Nov 11, 2014
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.
multcolib_central Jul 11, 2014
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.
Observed across the years at their vacation house facing the gales of the North Atlantic, Mrs. Ramsay and her family seek to recapture meaning from the flux of things and the passage of time.