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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  - 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  - 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  - 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  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

Required reading, college. I have no interest in stream of consciousness writing. It drives me mad. Read full review

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User Review  - joeydag - LibraryThing

high school required Read full review

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User Review  - Jacobflaws - LibraryThing

Excellent wording and so well written it is scary. 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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