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User Review  - P_S_Patrick - LibraryThing

A portrait differs from an autobiography in that it is a subjective impression of the character from a certain point of view, and distorted to some degree through the use of a specific style. Whereas ... Read full review

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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

This work shows Joyce's talent. It is well written, easy to follow and portrays characters that the reader can easily like. Man, did Joyce ever change when ego set in. Read full review

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User Review  - Hagelstein - LibraryThing

The story follows Stephan Dedalus as he grows up in Ireland and eventually breaks away from Irish society. He abandons religion, Irish politics and much of what he’s been taught and what his family ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cacuzza - LibraryThing

One of the most personal books in my reading: incarcerated as I was at the time in a Jesuit prep school, and not Roman Catholic, quite the lode. Read full review

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User Review  - fearless2012 - LibraryThing

It seems to dwell a little bit on the whole church scene. And the other thing is that it's better to say only the interesting things. Also too much damn politics. All that, and that it's really too boring to criticize properly. (7/10) Read full review

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User Review  - srboone - LibraryThing

Rich and deeply-felt charaterization in Stephen Dedalus make this a winner. Joyce's complex prose style is more accessable than in Ullyses (which I have tried many times to read, but couldn't), though it does have its stretches that I had to reread. Read full review

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User Review  - aethercowboy - LibraryThing

James Joyce. Really, what more needs to be said about something bearing his name? If you haven’t ever read Joyce, I imagine I should probably go on. In A Portait of the Artist as a Young Man, Joyce ... Read full review

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User Review  - joeydag - LibraryThing

high school required Read full review

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User Review  - Zahed - Goodreads

I have to probably re read it many times to get the grasp of it. Was a daunting task. But will pay another visit to it soon. Read full review

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User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

Better than Ulysses! Read full review


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