The book is set on two days which are ten years apart. The plot centres on the Ramsay familyâs anticipation of and reflection upon a visit to a lighthouse and the connected familial tensions. One of the primary themes of the novel is the struggle in the creative process that beset painter Lily Briscoe while she struggles to paint in the midst of the family drama. The novel is also a meditation upon the lives of a nationâs inhabitants in the midst of war, and of the people left behind. It also explores the passage of time and how women are forced by society to allow men to take emotional strength from them.
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