Denne utgåva: 1994
Format: Heftet, 150 sider
Forlag: Chancellor Press
Mål/utfordringer: 1001 bøker, BacktoClassicsChallenge, Offtheshelfchallenge
Utan at eg har telt over skikkeleg så er Virginia Woolf den eg veit om med flest bøker på 1001 lista. Dama har klart å snike til seg 9 plasser, så viss du vart fascinert av To the Lighthouse har du meir i vente.
To the Lighthouse er, saman med Mrs Dalloway, den mest kjente av Woolfs romaner, og er den romanen eg såg mest fram til å lesa i lesesirkelen. Virginia Woolf er ein forfatter som eg alltid har hatt lyst til å lesa, men aldri komt til. Sidan min utgåve av boka og består av Orlando og nemnte Mrs Dalloway blir dei og lest i nær framtid.
But it was the doors that annoyed her; every door was left open. She listened. The drawing-room door was open; the hall door was open; it sounded as if the bedroom doors were open; and certainly the window on the landing was open, for that she had opened herself. That windows should be open, and doors shut - simple as it was, could none of them remember.
The lights of the town and of the harbour and of the boats seemed like a phantom net floating there to mark something which had sunk.
The truth was that he did not enjoy family life. It was in this sort of state that one asked oneself; What does one live for? Why, one asked oneself, does one take all these pains for the human race to go on? Is it so very desirable? Are we attractive as a species? Not so very, he thought, looking at those rather untidy boys.
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