Cancel anytime. To the Lighthouse is a landmark work of English fiction. Virginia Woolf explores perception and meaning in some of the most beautiful prose ever written, minutely detailing the characters thoughts and impressions. This unabridged version is read by Juliet Stevenson.
It is a June day in London in , and the lovely Clarissa Dalloway is having a party. Whom will she see? Her friend Peter, back from India, who has never really stopped loving her?
Dalloway is hailed as the greatest work of fiction by English novelist Virginia Woolf and one of the most innovative literary works of the first half of the 20th century. This vivid novel is prized for its unique view into a human consciousness--an exquisitely detailed portrait of one day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway--and its provocative interplay between past and present. It is a rich novel of relationships, choices, consequences, and the inevitable passing of time. Of Woolf's highly influential body of work, Mrs. Dalloway is the book credited with transforming the modern novel. The story of one day in the life of middle aged socialite Clarissa Dalloway begins in the morning. She is buying flowers for her party.
More titles may be available to you. Sign in to see the full collection. It is a June day in London in , and the lovely Clarissa Dalloway is having a party. Whom will she see? Her friend Peter, back from India, who has never really stopped loving her? What about Sally, with whom Clarissa had her life's happiest moment? Meanwhile, the shell-shocked Septimus Smith is struggling with his life on the same London day. Luminously beautiful, Mrs Dalloway uses the internal monologues of the characters to tell a story of inter-war England.