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Ulysses

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obrigada Wed 17-Aug-11 12:16:22

Anyone read this? Have been meaning to read it for years and finally got my hands on a copy.

SiamoFottuti Wed 17-Aug-11 23:45:53

I read it years ago, can't say I was blown away by it, for all its suppose to be a seminal work of modernist literature. Its worth a read though.

SaulGood Wed 17-Aug-11 23:51:10

I adore it.

But you haven't lived until you've sat in a seminar room for 3hrs with 10 other MA students debating the figurative vs literal meanings of the single line 'ate his kidneys with relish'. I will never, ever get those 3hrs back.

But he spun a great yarn did Joyce, considering he was a fetishistic little bugger.

MarkMarkMarkMark Thu 18-Aug-11 13:31:17

It's very dense, very poetic. Excellent, but like the darkest chocolate you might not want to eat very much at any given sitting...

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