Dubliners (Paperback)

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By James Joyce, Colm Toibin (Introduction by)
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In Dubliners, James Joyce takes us on an extraordinary journey with the ordinary men and women from the city of his birth. In 'Araby' a young boy struggles with everyday tasks in the face of a growing infatuation with his neighbour's sister; in 'The Boarding House' a single mother orchestrates a marriage proposal for her daughter; in 'The Dead' the ideas of birth and decay are played out over the course of a dinner.

From short, lyrical stories to the novella-length masterpiece which concludes this collection, Dubliners is as alive with feeling as it was when first published.

About the Author


James Joyce, born in 1882, attended University College Dublin, before travelling through Europe in his early twenties. His work includes the semi-autobiographical A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916), the landmark work of modernist fiction Ulysses (1922) and its successor Finnegan's Wake (1939). He died in 1941 in Zurich.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780857864161
ISBN-10: 0857864165
Publisher: Canongate Books
Publication Date: June 7th, 2012
Pages: 254
Language: English
Series: Canons