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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  - ctpress - LibraryThing

"To live, to err, to fall, to triumph, to recreate life out of life” This is Joyce’s semi-autobiographical account of his formation into an artist - from childhood to adolescence. It’s the story of a ... 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  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

A debut novel by Irish author, James Joyce, it is considered to be a Künstlerroman (artist growth to maturity) in a modernist style and is told in third person and free indirect speech. The subject ... 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  - 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  - abbeyhar - LibraryThing

dude, i don't know. it's a classic. maybe listening to it on audiobook right as the semester starts wasn't the best idea. Read full review

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User Review  - abbeyhar - LibraryThing

dude, i don't know. it's a classic. maybe listening to it on audiobook right as the semester starts wasn't the best idea. Read full review

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User Review  - thatotter - LibraryThing

I feel like I don't really get Joyce and why he's so admired. Read full review


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