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Welcome to James Joyce's Ulysses In this classic edition of this novel first published by Sylvia Beach in Paris February 1922 we are proud to offer you the best Kindle edition of this literary classic featuring one of the most acclaimed stories of the 20th century A man leaves home in the morning fulfills his daily tasks and returns home at night It was around this deceptively simple almost banal skeleton that James Joyce drew up what came to be the one of the greatest novels ever written Inspired by Homer's Odyssey Ulysses is set in Dublin and follows the adventures of Leopold Bloom and h. 86th book read in 2017Number 650 out of 650 on my all time book listWorst book I have ever read only redeeming uality is there was a cat

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Ulysses Special Annotated Edition

Is friend Stephen Dedalus throughout June 16th 1904 Like the Homeric Odysseus Bloom must overcome numerous obstacles and temptations to return to the apartment in Eccles Street where his wife Molly awaits To create this rich and vibrant character Joyce mixed numerous styles and cultural references in a kaleidoscope of voices and tones in such a way that still challenges generations of readers and scholars around the world The cult around Ulysses began even before its publication in book form when excerpts from the novel began to appear in a US literary journal Because of these passages Ulys. Finishing Ulysses is so far possibly the greatest achievement I have ever completed and though it was six months ago or so I still think about it every day Whether I m wandering someplace and decide to replicate Stephen s change of point isn t it interesting how we often say Stephen and Bloom the first name and surname rarely Dedalus and Leopold Not my point a point I just read in these annotations am I walking into eternity There all the time without you and ever will be world without end Or other times when I m sitting alone in a terrible pub drinking and wondering at the same time why I m drinking mid fag thinking how did Joyce do it was he an alien Who knows Anyway What I m trying to say is Ulysses is than just a book Especially to me It is something that is now a part of my life And I will no doubt be spending a good chunk of my life trying to understand it and Joyce better Starting with the likes of this Burgess endless investigations into the mad genius bastard and the countless other studies of Joyce and Ulysses

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Ses was even banned in the United States on charges of obscenity triggering a lengthy legal war which would be resolved only eleven years later with the release of the novel on American soil But beyond all the disputes and controversies Ulysses remains as a groundbreaking novel stretching and shaping the English language to its limits in order to achieve a faithful witty and moving portrait of what is conventionally called the modern man As you read this Mogul Classics edition of James Joyce's Ulysses you will relive the most acclaimed novel of the 20th century May all your dreams come tru. I definitely got in over my head with this one Some chapters are pure torture others are mostly delightful Having finished it in about nine months I have no doubt about one thing Joyce is definitely a master of the English language and reading Ulysses was a fascinating experience And it s important to read an annotated version or look up comments on the Internet as it d be too confusing otherwise My favourite chapter is the last one Molly s sleepy monologue was such a wonderfully believable stream of consciousness I d love to reread this book in about twenty years when I know and have experienced and see if I can get out of it


10 thoughts on “Ulysses Special Annotated Edition

  1. says:

    86th book read in 2017Number 650 out of 650 on my all time book listWorst book I have ever read; only redeeming uality is there was a cat

  2. says:

    Third reading well listening in fact February to April 2017 with a small group as a listenalong in All About Books The audio version I listened to was narrated by John Lee I thought the narration was excellent I loved how it brought out so man

  3. says:

    Brilliant bonkers impenetrable fascinating frustrating ludicrous stupid clever inventive and lyricalUlysses is

  4. says:

    Finishing Ulysses is so far possibly the greatest achievement I have ever completed and though it was six months

  5. says:

    Kiberd's notes are relatively brief and all the better for it His introduction is valuable not least his notes on myths and modernism

  6. says:

    Finishing Ulysses feels like a life event It was a struggle but now that is done I think I might read it again some day

  7. says:

    I definitely got in over my head with this one Some chapters are pure torture others are mostly delightful Having finished it in about nine months I have no doubt about one thing Joyce is definitely a master of the English language and reading Ulysses was a fascinating experience And it's important to read an a

  8. says:

    Have read yet again Bloom's odyssey through Dublin on June 16 1904 This is a special and uniue experience as I'm helping to create a dramatization the Scrooge Strollers will perform on June 16 in our local version of Dublin Sea Cliff I'm overwhelmed by the sheer brilliance Joyce displays on every page Is there a fully formed character in all of literature than Leopold Bloom? I'm relying on the good will of the multi tal

  9. says:

    It took me several months to read this famous novel about three to get through the first 3 chapters and then a week to compl

  10. says:

    Great refresher for folks who say read Joyce's Ulysses ten years ago and were mortified to find one morning last month that they couldn't remember anything about it but didn't really want to spend a year rereading it Ahem This version gives you the sense of the original subject matter lyrical prose mythological references but in a form that you can read much uickly Nicely done