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Penguin English Library Dubliners

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Genre:Classics
Language : English
Published: August 28, 2012
Edition:5th
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ISBN13:9780141199627
ISBN10:0141199628
Pages:230
Dimensions:5.15 x 8.0 x 0.4 inches
Weight:158.76 g

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The Penguin English Library Edition of Dubliners by James Joyce 'Every night as I gazed up at the window I said softly to myself the word paralysis. It had always sounded strangely in my ears ... But now it sounded to me like the name of some maleficent and sinful being. It filled me with fear, and yet I longed to be nearer to it and to look upon its deadly work' From a child grappling with the death of a fallen priest, to a young woman's dilemma over whether to elope to Argentina with her lover, to the dance party at which a man discovers just how little he really knows about his wife, these fifteen stories bring the gritty realism of existence in Joyce's native Dublin to life. With Dubliners, James Joyce reinvented the art of fiction, using a scrupulous, deadpan realism to convey truths that were at once blasphemous and sacramental. The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.