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User Review  - VivalaErin - LibraryThing

Marginally better than [Ulysses] for me. I think it's because Joyce makes it so easy to loathe Stpehen. Once again, this is one of those books that I can appreciate as part of the canon, but I don't ... Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Mary Ronan Drew - Goodreads

I wish Ulysses were as easy to read and as understandable as this book. But then it wouldn't be Ulysses I suppose. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

yuck, james joyce is not my cup of tea. but i had to read everything he wrote to study in ireland! Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Nattha - Goodreads

Stylistically amazing. Not really into the whole Irish Catholic guilt thing, but it's an unbelievable read, and I am not at all surprised that it's considered a masterpiece. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Priscilla - Goodreads

One of the most depressing books I have ever read. Hated it. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

You have to study this book and know about the structure of it to really appreciate it. Kind of like Dante. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

Ugh. Painful. 'Nuf said. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Marilyn Lagier - Goodreads

Blah, Blah, Blah! Hated the book! Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

I haven't read any Joyce since college, and I forgot how much I love some of his sentences. This was an interesting book, mainly the aspects of him questioning religion, but at times I got a bit bored. Read full review

Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

User Review  - Jeanne - Goodreads

I really wanted to like this book because James Joyce was Irish. I enjoyed the first chapter, and there were moments of clarity that I did find interesting, but I see why everyone says James Joyce is random and confusing. I agree. Read full review


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