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User Review  - crashmyparty - LibraryThing

own, can-you-believe-i-finished-this, just-what, reviews, summer-hols-2010-11 [edit] I can't believe I finished this book. I made it! What a long haul. I wish I could say it was worth it. Reading all ... Read full review

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User Review  - wrk1 - LibraryThing

A stunning book. I've talked with several readers who got stunned by the time they reached chapter 4 and quit. Most would-be readers I've talked to are stunned by its reputation and never even try. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - bodachliath - LibraryThing

I don't feel qualified to review such a huge, erudite and often impenetrable work, or give it a meaningful rating. I found some parts of it interesting and enjoyable, plenty of it educational. Some ... Read full review

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User Review  - kbullfrog - LibraryThing

A seminal work, yes. Gems in the text, yes. Poetry in motion, yes. Enjoyable read, no. I got lots of great advice when tackling this book: friends let me borrow their annotations; some suggested to ... Read full review

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User Review  - PetraBC - LibraryThing

(Second reading; first read in 2010): I'm finding the reading to be going easier than what I remember the first reading as being. It's not a piece of cake by a long shot but its not all a muddle ... Read full review

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User Review  - wjmcomposer - LibraryThing

After something like 18 months, the last few putting aside all other books, I think I'll let some time pass before reviewing it, other than to say it's brilliant and challenging (as though you, Gentle ... Read full review

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User Review  - steadfastreader - LibraryThing

Yes. 'Unreadable' comes to mind. But I was listening to it on audio and I -still- couldn't stand it. I like to think I'm cosmopolitan in my reading and that I don't dismiss books because they're 'hard ... Read full review

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User Review  - crossr1984 - LibraryThing

James Joyce's masterpiece Ulysses is considered by many to be a difficult book to read. This is certainly true. The book itself is long, and it is not broken up into clear chapters. Read full review

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User Review  - DeanaDav - LibraryThing

This novel (odyssey in fact) needs to be read with good notations and a focused mind, but is fulfilling and wonderful! I would recommend it a thousand times over! There are passages that I have ... Read full review

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User Review  - jeoblivion - LibraryThing

Three stars. I can't help but chuckle while clicking on the respective star, as it seems such an utterly absurd rating for a book that is really anything but mediocre. Truth is: From my small-brained ... Read full review


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