James Joyce

Ulysses

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'Ulysses' takes place in a single day, 16 June 1904, also known as Bloomsday, it sets the characters and incidents of the Odyssey of Homer in modern Dublin and represents Odysseus (Ulysses), Penelope and Telemachus in the characters of Leopold Bloom, his wife Molly Bloom and Stephen Dedalus, and contrasts them with their lofty models. The book explores various areas of Dublin life, dwelling on its squalor and monotony. Nevertheless, the book is also an affectionately detailed study of the city. In Ulysses, Joyce employs stream of consciousness, parody, jokes, and virtually every other literary technique to present his characters. Many consider it the best novel of the twentieth century. It is powerfully written, a book for the ages.
947 printed pages

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💩Utter Crap
🙈Lost On Me

Truly lost on me. Waste of time

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Classics!

Quotes

Melady Zh
Melady Zhhas quoted2 years ago
—Look at the sea. What does it care about offences?
vladshvets
vladshvetshas quoted4 years ago
Ulysses’ is the Latin equivalent of the Greek ‘Odysseus’, the name of the wily warrior celebrated by Homer
Ishita sushma
Ishita sushmahas quotedlast month
Introibo ad altare Dei

"I will go in the altar of God"

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