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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

James Joyce's Ulysses from what I can gather is Ground Zero for all I detest in modern literature: the stream of consciousness technique with its confusing nonsequitors, the lack of quotation marks ... Read full review

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User Review  - hbergander - LibraryThing

About « Ulysses », I come into conflict with other men of letters, who appreciate it a lot, when I confess, that this AAA-rated oeuvre bores me. And « Finnegans Wake » should be attempted in a stormy ... Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Dalibor Jurášek - Goodreads

Maybe I am just unappreciative of this huge classic, but to me, it seemed really boring, with almost no plot and practically of zero interest. It made me unable to finish it (maybe the plot would have ... 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

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Nell - Goodreads

Upon noting what I was reading, my grandfather noted, "Aha, what a piece of cake!" I agreed, yes, it was delicious, and then he doubledogdared me to read and finish Ulysses. We'll see. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Bryce Emley - Goodreads

i feel like i'd emjoy it more if i read it again. just lost interest periodically while i was reading. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Michael Henderson - Goodreads

I generally enjoyed the language of it, although the story I felt was a little vague. Toward the end I actually had trouble following it, and felt it turned into a lecture on Irish independence. Worth a read, though, it's not long. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Kate Z - Goodreads

One of those books I want to re-read as an adult. I'm going to put this in the classics TBR "pile" for 2012 Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Frank - Goodreads

"His mind bred vermin. His thoughts were lice born of the sweat of sloth." There is brilliance here, no doubt, and I feel guilty giving it three stars, but there were portions here that were a slog to ... Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Alison - Goodreads

Could never ever get into this book. Too many superfluous descriptive passages. Characters were not compelling to me. Read full review


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