IN STORE: Classics Club discusses To the Lighthouse

Join moderators Kathy Schultenover and Andy Brennan for a discussion of Virginia Woolf's book To the LighthouseThis is a free event which will take place in store on Thursday, January 30th at 10:00 AM Central Time. 

Registration is not required for this meeting. Masks are strongly encouraged.

About the Book

From the seemingly trivial postponement of a visit to a nearby lighthouse, Woolf constructs a remarkable, moving examination of the complex tensions and allegiances of family life and conflict between men and women.

To the Lighthouse is made up of three powerfully charged visions into the life of the Ramsay family living in a summer house off the rocky coast of Scotland. There's the serene and maternal Mrs. Ramsay, the tragic yet absurd Mr. Ramsay, their eight children, and assorted holiday guests. With the lighthouse excursion postponed, Woolf shows the small joys and quiet tragedies of everyday life that seemingly could go on forever.

But as time winds its way through their lives, the Ramsays face, alone and together, the greatest of human challenges and its greatest triumph--the human capacity for change.

A moving portrait in miniature of family life, To the Lighthouse also has profoundly universal implications, giving language to the silent space that separates people and the space that they transgress to reach each other.

Event date: 
Thursday, March 30, 2023 - 10:00am
Event address: 
Parnassus Books
3900 Hillsboro Pike Suite 14
Nashville, TN 37215
Books: 
To The Lighthouse By Virginia Woolf Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780156907392
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books Classics - December 27th, 1989