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Ulysses

James Joyce

Loosely based on the Odyssey, this landmark of modern literature follows ordinary Dubliners in 1904. Capturing a single day in the life of Dubliner Leopold Bloom, his friends Buck Mulligan and Stephen Dedalus, his wife Molly, and a scintillating cast of supporting characters, Joyce pushes Celtic lyricism and vulgarity to splendid extremes. Captivat...
Publish Date
2020
June 15
First Published in 1922
Goodreads rating
3.73
ISBN
9781546586036
Categories
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
Feb 08, 2019
Ulysses by James Joyce. People view it as this inaccessible, mysterious, complicated opus... but it's a very democratic book, about a guy going through life and the incredible depth and meaning to be found in the everyday.      source
The book that’s most influenced me.      source
I also really love a line from Ulysses, which is 'The longest way around is the shortest way home.'      source