To the Lighthouse

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To the Lighthouse
Woolf, Virginia

Published: 1927
Categorie(s): Fiction
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About Woolf:
Virginia Woolf (January 25, 1882 – March 28, 1941) was an English novelist and essayist regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century. During the interwar period, Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a member of the
Bloomsbury Group. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927), and Orlando (1928), and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own (1929) with its famous dictum,
"a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction". Also available on Feedbooks for Woolf:
• Mrs. Dalloway (1925)
• A Haunted House (1921)
• The Waves (1931)
• Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street (1923)
• Between the Acts (1941)
• The New Dress (1927)
• The Mark on the Wall (1917)
• The Duchess and the Jeweller (1938)
• The Years (1937)
• An Unwritten Novel (1920)
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Part 1
The Window

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"Yes, of course, if it's fine tomorrow," said Mrs Ramsay. "But you'll have to be up with the lark," she added.
To her son these words conveyed an extraordinary joy, as if it were settled, the expedition were bound to take place, and the wonder to which he had looked forward, for years and years it seemed, was, after a night's darkness and a day's sail, within touch. Since he belonged, even at the age of six, to that great clan which cannot keep this feeling separate from that, but must let future prospects, with their joys and sorrows, cloud what is actually at hand, since to such people…...

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