This volume is part of a series of novels, plays and stories intended for use at A Level. The complete, original text is accompanied by an introduction, activities for before, during and after study, as well as notes. An ordinary day in the life of the Ramsay family and their friends on holiday in the Isle of Skye. There is talk of a visit to the lighthouse and as the day unfolds, each character is caught up in a myriad of thoughts, impressions and feelings. In this novel, Virginia Woolf shows how this day will live on in the minds of the characters, and how it will profoundly affect them in years to come.