By Virginia Woolf
Una de las obras más autobiográficas de Virginia Woolf.
Al faro es una de las obras cumbre de los angeles literatura del siglo XX. Basada en los angeles propia infancia de l. a. autora, l. a. novela cuenta l. a. historia de los angeles familia Ramsay en l. a. isla escocesa de Skye en el período de entreguerras. El rumor del mar, l. a. presencia insomne del faro, l. a. guerra, los angeles muerte, el erotismo o el transcurso del tiempo se entreveran en los angeles larga conversación de los angeles novela formando un oleaje de símbolos, palabras e imágenes.
«Una de las inteligencias e imaginaciones más delicadas que ahora ensayan felices experimentos con l. a. novela inglesa.»
Jorge Luis Borges
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A few and they are very slow. They haven't got the fuel. They stop at every station. Sometimes they stop all night. " The unaccustomed brandy was running along the dry subterranean channels of his mind: sitting there in the familiar cafe, where even the mirrors and cornices were chipped in the places he remembered, he felt an enormous longing just to be able to get up and catch a train and go home as he had often done in past years. Suddenly and unexpectedly to give way to a whim and find a welcome at the other end.
I wouldn't mind a thing like that. But it's the hate that keeps me away. Some people can drop their hate for an hour and pick it up again at the church door. I can't. " She put her hands over her eyes as if she was ashamed of this physical display of grief. He thought, This is all my work. "You're one of the unlucky ones who believe," he said gloomily. She got up from the bed. "What's the good of talking? " "Perhaps: I don't know. " He said, "You good ones are so horrifying. " "I wish I could.
He's a little taller than I am--perhaps an inch, or not so much. " "That doesn't mean a thing," she said. "You can grow a beard in a week. " "Blue. " "Can't you think of a single thing you can tell him by for certain? " He was tempted to lie but resisted: "No," he said. "I can't remember anything like that about him. " "I thought once," the girl said, "that I'd have someone from the village here to help us and to keep an eye out for him. But I wouldn't trust one of them. He was popular there. I suppose because they'd known him from when he was a kid.