Cover of A Haunted House

A Haunted House

Auhtor: Virginia Woolf

Language: english
Published: 1921

Genres:

fiction,  ghost,  short stories
Downloads: 167
eBook size: 636Kb

Review by Michael Gallagher, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Haunted House':

Virginia Woolfs intention to publish her short stories is carried out in this volume posthumously collected by her husband Leonard Woolf. Containing six of eight stories from Monday or Tuesday seven that appeared in magazines and five other stories the book makes available Virginia Woolfs shorter works of fiction.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Haunted House':


... shunting. From room to room they went, hand in hand, lifting here, opening there, making sure-a ghostly couple. Here we left it, she said. And he added, ...
... the threshing machine sounding from the farm. What did I come in here for? What did I want to find? My hands were empty. Perhaps it's upstairs then? ...
... the book had slipped into the grass. But they had found it in the drawing room. Not that one could ever see them. The window panes reflected apples, ...
... trees spun darkness for a wandering beam of sun. So fine, so rare, coolly sunk beneath the surface the beam I sought always burnt behind the glass. ...
... in the Southern sky sought the house, found it dropped beneath the Downs. Safe, safe, safe, the pulse of the house beat gladly. The Treasure yours. The ...
... the lamp falls straight from the window. The candle burns stiff and still. Wandering through the house, opening the windows, whispering not to wake ...
... cease at the doorway. The wind falls, the rain slides silver down the glass. Our eyes darken we hear no steps beside us we see no lady spread her ...
... the sleepers and seek their hidden joy. Safe, safe, safe, the heart of the house beats proudly. Long years- he sighs. Again you found me. Here, ...
... Virginia ...
... volume, posthumously collected by her husband, Leonard Woolf. Containing six of eight stories from Monday or Tuesday, seven that appeared in magazines, ...
... this volume, posthumously collected by her husband, Leonard Woolf. Containing six of eight stories from Monday or Tuesday, seven that appeared in magazines, ...
... Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street and the unfinished The Prime Minister, the novel's story is of Clarissa's preparations for a party of which she ...
... (5 May 1927) is a novel by Virginia Woolf. A landmark novel of high modernism, the text, centering on the Ramsay family and their visits to the ...
... no action most of it is written as thoughts and observations. The novel recalls the power of childhood emotions and highlights the impermanence ...
... in monologue - from morning until night, from childhood into old age - against a background of the sea. The result is a glorious chorus of voices ...
... Woolf Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street Virginia Woolf The Mark on the Wall Oscar Wilde The Canterville Ghost The Canterville Ghost is ...
... and the United States minister (ambassador) to the Court of St. James's, Hiram B. Otis. Mr. Otis travels to England with his family and moves into ...
... disregarding age-old British traditions. What emerges is a satire of American materialism, a lampoon of traditional British values, and an amusing twist ...
... Group. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927), and Orlando (1928), and the book-length essay A Room of ...