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User Review  - yeremenko - LibraryThing

I like this book better than Ulysses but both are a chore to read. Joyce truly is a masterful writer ad the dialogue, internal and conventional, in this novel is exceptionally well done. It takes a ... Read full review

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User Review  - BooksForDinner - LibraryThing

The classic Bildungsroman. Of course, I hate to use the term Bildungsroman cause you sound like a pompous ass. However, since I am in fact a pompous ass, it works out ok. Read full review

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User Review  - Cecrow - LibraryThing

This novel took me three times as long to read as it might have. A third of my time I spent reading it, a third reading about it, and another third lost in daydreaming and memories as time after time ... Read full review

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User Review  - EricFitz08 - LibraryThing

My all time, hands down, favorite book. The classic coming of age tale of Stephen Dedalus in late 19th, early 20th century Dublin is the golden stadard of wordsmanship. A Portrait is challenging but rewarding with pleanty of depth but more accessible than some of Joyce's later works. Read full review

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User Review  - alanteder - LibraryThing

[Review of the Naxos Unabridged Audiobook Edition] I'm trying something new with listening to Irish narrators read James Joyce and this audiobook edition of his "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jacobflaws - LibraryThing

Excellent wording and so well written it is scary. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Stephen Daedalus spreads his waxen wings in an attempt to escape the Hiberno-Centric universe! Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Nicholas - Goodreads

Wonderful! Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Michael Lott - Goodreads

Absolutely wonderful. one of the best books I have read in a long time. Stephen D is an incredible character The book explores the wonder of throwing odd the schacklies of growth in the modern world. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl - Goodreads

This is one of my all-time favorite novels. I love Joyce and the especially his portrait not only of Stephen Dedalus but also of his Irish Catholic upbringing. His diction is beyond compare. I have read this text too many times to count. Read full review


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