The Dead is one of the twentieth century s most beautiful pieces of short literature. Taking his inspiration from a family gathering held every year on the Feast of the Epiphany, Joyce pens a story about a married couple attending a Christmas-season party at the house of the husband s two elderly aunts. A shocking confession made by the husband s wife toward the end of the story showcases the power of Joyce s greatest innovation: the epiphany, that moment when everything, for character and reader alike, is suddenly clear.
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Review: The DeadUser Review - Ravi Gangwani - Goodreads
This books put me into entire scene of Waltz playing during ceremony and a feeling to Ireland. Most of the people may claim that THE LAST TWO PAGES were more profound. I would say I felt entire book ... Read full review
Review: The DeadUser Review - Norhan K kamal - Goodreads
I have to admire Joyce for his way with words, for a novella this was very much rich in details, descriptions and symbolism. He managed in a few pages to have me see the whole scene in front of me ... Read full review