Granta, the British magazine of new writing, has published online Helen Dunmore’s introduction to a new paperback edition of Virginia Woolf’s novel To the Lighthouse, which is part of the Orange Inheritance Collection.
In the following quote, Dunmore captures one reason why I love Woolf so much. Her introduction includes many more.
Each time I return to To The Lighthouse I’m struck by something that I haven’t noticed before: a flash of description, a moment of double-edged intimacy between two characters, a touch of sensory experience so immediate that it brings a shiver.
Online access to the To the Lighthouse introduction is available in conjunction with Granta’s new summer issue, The F Word.
Thanks to Mark Hussey for the news.