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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  - ashcval - LibraryThing

I don't usually bother to write bad reviews, but this book takes the cake for me. Reading that whole sermon about hell was already hell in and of itself, and that's only one of many things wrong with ... Read full review

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User Review  - AaronMaples - LibraryThing

Very enjoyable for its influential literary style. As someone reading from quite a different generation, the story wasn't enough to keep it afloat on its own but more than makes up for it in ... Read full review

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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  - 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  - gbill - LibraryThing

James Joyce’s autobiographical story of growing up and struggling with religion, politics, sexuality, poverty, and what it meant to be Irish in the late 19th century. Told in the stream of ... Read full review

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User Review  - LaPhenix - LibraryThing

I survived! Wow! This study of an Irish Catholic boy on his journey to becoming an artist was hard to get through. The style and themes were interesting, but the religious bits, particularly the ... 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

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Scott Freeman - Goodreads

I struggle between 3 and 4 stars for this one. I had to work hard at this but it will stick with me for a while. Chapters 3-4 alone are worth the read. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Ms. Manal - Goodreads

Reading it was a torture Read full review


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