Ulysses

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Rupa & Company, 1930 - City and town life - 804 pages
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Though initial preparation for the work began in 1902, Ulysses, a modernist classic, was eventually published in 1922. A remarkable conflation of mythology, symbolism, philosophy, social realism and humanity, this tale of the events of a single day (June 16, 1904) in Dublin is loosely based on Homer's Odyssey.

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Greatest writer since Shakespeare. - weRead
Too complicated and hard to read. - weRead
It is the Sistine Chapel of prose. - weRead
I found it difficult to read! - weRead
Anyway, I prefer writing over plot. - Goodreads
Joyce is a talented writer (duh.) - weRead

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“You should approach Joyce's Ulysses as the illiterate Baptist preacher approaches the Old Testament: with faith.” William Faulkner Joyce considered writing a hard work and not just a means of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leola - Goodreads

'O'.....! Where to begin? This book has so overwhelmed me in terms of scale and detail that there is no place to begin. So rather than attempt a review, I shall simply let my thoughts wander and see ... Read full review

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