To the Lighthouse

“To the Lighthouse features serene and maternal Mrs. Ramsay, tragic yet absurd Mr. their children assorted guests who are on holiday Isle of Skye. From seemingly trivial postponement a visit to nearby lighthouse, Virginia Woolf constructs moving examination complex tensions allegiances family life conflicts within marriage.”–BOOK JACKET.

To the Lighthouse, considered by many to be Virginia Woolf’s finest novel, is a remarkably original work, showing thoughts and actions of members family their guests on two separate occasions, ten years apart. The setting Mr Mrs Ramsay’s house Scottish island, where they traditionally take summer holidays, overlooking bay with lighthouse. An experimental work that pushes limits what we know about world ourselves, Lighthouse one most beautifully crafted all novels written in English language. This Macmillan Collector’s Library edition features an afterword Sam Gilpin. Designed appeal booklover, Collector’s series beautiful gift editions much loved classic titles. are books love treasure.

This is the story of Ramsays, based on Virginia Woolf’s own family. Written in stream-of-consciousness style, book examines family relationships, traditional roles sexes, tensions and love between husband wife resentment children can feel for their parents.