To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

To the Lighthouse

Virginia Woolf

209 pages first pub 1927 (editions)

fiction classics literary challenging reflective slow-paced

Description

The serene and maternal Mrs. Ramsay, the tragic yet absurd Mr. Ramsay, and their children and assorted guests are on holiday on the Isle of Skye. From the seemingly trivial postponement of a visit to a nearby lighthouse, Woolf constructs a remarka...

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Moods

reflective 90%
challenging 49%
emotional 47%
sad 25%
dark 11%
inspiring 11%
mysterious 11%
relaxing 10%
tense 7%
hopeful 6%
adventurous 3%
lighthearted 2%
funny 1%
informative 1%

Pace

slow 81%
medium 16%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 86% | A mix: 7% | Plot: 3% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 32% | No: 25% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 30% | No: 23% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | Yes: 12% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 9% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.78

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