• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Dubliners - The Penguin English Library (Paperback)
  • Dubliners - The Penguin English Library (Paperback)
zoom

Dubliners - The Penguin English Library (Paperback)

(author)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£5.99
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 26/07/2012
  • In stock online

Usually despatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
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.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141199627
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 159 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 9 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Added to basket
Little Fires Everywhere
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.49
Paperback
Men Without Women
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
A Gentleman in Moscow
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Handmaid's Tale
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Call Me By Your Name
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Reservoir 13
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Less
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Silent Companions
Added to basket
£7.99   £6.99
Paperback
Tell Tale
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
A Family Recipe
Added to basket
£7.99   £5.99
Paperback
The End We Start From
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Norse Mythology
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback
History of Wolves
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The History of Bees
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
The Music Shop
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback

Reviews

View all

“Grey days in Dublin.”

I came to this book having never read Joyce before and this time out only for the purposes of revision for exams. I know that many people regard this book extremely highly but I found it to be rather dull. The stories... More

Paperback edition
23rd January 2013
Helpful? Upvote 30

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.