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As a young child and early reader, I used to pilfer my older sister’s copy of Ulysses. I didn’t understand the book but I loved the words. More than sixty years later, there are parts of Joyce (notably Finnegans Wake) that I still don’t understand, but I still love the words. I keep both books on my night table.
Chios Classics brings literature's greatest works back to life for new generations. All our books contain a linked table of contents.Finnegans Wake was the last novel written by the great Irish author James Joyce.The book was written over the course of seventeen years and is well known for its unconventional style.
|Publication date:||22nd March 2018|
|Publisher:||Charles River Editors Charles River Editors|
|Primary Genre||Modern and Contemporary Fiction|
Closing date: 11/11/2021
James Joyce was born on 2 February 1882, the eldest of ten surviving children. He was educated by Jesuits at Clogowes Wood College and at Belvedere College (just up the road from the Centre) before going on to University College, then located on St Stephen’s Green, where he studied modern languages. After he graduated from university, Joyce went to Paris, ostensibly to study medicine, and was recalled to Dublin in April 1903 because of the illness and subsequent death of his mother. He stayed in Ireland until 1904, and in June that year he met Nora Barncale, the Galway woman who was ...More About James Joyce