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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 los angeles historia de los angeles familia Ramsay en los angeles isla escocesa de Skye en el período de entreguerras. El rumor del mar, l. a. presencia insomne del faro, l. a. guerra, l. a. 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.

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«Una de las inteligencias e imaginaciones más delicadas que ahora ensayan felices experimentos con los angeles novela inglesa.»
Jorge Luis Borges

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She was never allowed to know that he was after all just dead. Charlot learned this story slowly, from halfsentences, outbreaks of temper on the part of Madame Mangeot, even from the dreams the two women recounted at breakfast. It wasn't quite the truth, of course--nothing is ever that, and Madame Mangeot's neighbors in Menilmontant would never have recognized this colored version of her commonplace story. Now suddenly she had come into a fortune. It was the complete justification of Madame Mangeot's daydreams, but the stories of her childhood had also warned her that there was such a thing as fairy gold.

Charlot put up the chain and opened the door a few inches only. He could see nothing in the dark outside except the faint glimmer of a collarband. A foot stirred on the gravel and he felt the door strain under a steady pressure against the chain. " The voice gained confidence and command. " the girl said: she had paused halfway down the stairs. A wild hope beat in Charlot's breast, and he called to her in fearful hilarity and relief, "Chavel. " Now, he thought, at last I am really Charlot. Somebody else can bear all the hate...

Had he no possession in the world for which a good price was an insufficient inducement? He was a man who would sell his life... " "We have no reason to be sorry here, Monsieur Chavel. I assure you our attitude has always been strictly correct. " He envied Jules: to have been able to remain "correct": to have saved his self-respect by small doses of rudeness or inattention. But for him--to have remained correct would have meant death. " "A few and they are very slow. They haven't got the fuel. They stop at every station.

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