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Old 02-14-2008, 09:15 PM   #25
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Re: What Are You Reading Right Now?

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Originally Posted by Avptallarita View Post
Same advice I gave to Shun: make sure you've read the Odyssey before getting onto Ulysses (if you haven't done so already). I'd start with Dubliners before the big books... can't say I reccomend Portrait in any way, but I guess it's one of those books you "must" read. (easily the worst thing Joyce ever wrote, imo).
Snack(and others),
Try to read 'Portrait'(and Dubliners too, if you want) before Ulysses. It's better than what AVP would have one believe(but I won't say why due to spoilers and such). It probably is the worst thing he's wrote--other than individual short stories--but saying it's 'the worst' gives the wrong impression: it's a hell of a lot better than most stuff.

My readings have ftapered off; funny story really(which doesn't need to be told). Anyways, I plan on starting up Snow Country soon. 1000 Cranes was cool, so I have high hopes.
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