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Review: Finnegans Wake

User Review  - Ed - Goodreads

The (Literary) Emperor's New Clothes. Imagine, if you will, that someone had discovered a bona fide play by Shakespeare William written after Coriolanus, the discoverer of which (and the people he ... Read full review

Review: Finnegans Wake

User Review  - Laura R - Goodreads

But I did not really care for this novel. I did find that it made more sense when read aloud but it made my brain hurt too much. Read full review

Review: Finnegans Wake

User Review  - Lostinanovel - Goodreads

Eyes red dadang Fartoolong Whale. Jampin Jeesus a cross o'er da leen a jeans us to furrippin a coo coo. Begoydangbejhn! Da Wahr n Peas belong ba da xtc. Dallas Fort Worth's Neverendin Jeestin tuk ... Read full review

Review: Finnegans Wake

User Review  - John Hardy - Goodreads

????????? Listened to the audiobook, really enjoyed the language but unfortunately I hadn't a clue what was going on. Read full review

Review: Finnegans Wake

User Review  - Katinki - Goodreads

1 star? 4? It all depends on the basis I choose to use. I find it difficult to review or even articulate my final opinion about this book. I can't say that I enjoed reading it. I didn't. Honestly, it ... Read full review

Review: Finnegans Wake

User Review  - Joshua Mark - Goodreads

A fascinating work which does not finally touch emotionally. I'd recommend it to any writer who wants to study structure in a novel but I felt nothing reading it. Joyce himself said, "It took me ... Read full review

Review: Finnegans Wake

User Review  - Dan Donnelly - Goodreads

Couldn't finish it.... It made me feel like I'd dropped acid whilst having the flu on a sight seeing trip around Ireland... Read full review

Review: Finnegans Wake

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

I couldn't read more than a page of this, so i'll refrain giving it an actual review. Read full review

Review: Finnegans Wake

User Review  - Gabriel Cubbage - Goodreads

I think maybe this is just one giant palindrome? Read full review

Review: Finnegans Wake

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Strangest book I've ever encountered. Totally unreadable. Is it that far above my head, or is it really just gibberish? I can't tell. Two stars because I still like the title. Read full review


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