Publish date: May 17th 2011
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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Read it for school. Not bad at all, but maybe a little boring. That could be my Game of Thrones-abstinences talking though.
I have to say that at first, I didn't think this was the "best work of short fiction ever." But after two weeks (!!) of taking "The Dead" apart, I think I'm in love with Joyce.
I feel like every book, and short story, I read in my A.P class I didn't like. It might have been that I would have liked some even variety between reading super depressing works all the time, and to have different works and genres than just the established western canon. Anyways, James Joyce is a g...
'One by one, they were all becoming shades. Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.'
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