Adam is a Philistine, never read Samuel Beckett either.
A book famed for its incomprehensibility, lauded by literary snobs as the greatest novel ever. Pretty much the same phenomenon as those who admire Picasso or John Cage.
I think we were reading “Xanadu” when I told my English teacher we would understand it better if we were smoking whatever he was smoking when he wrote it. I think that was the year I flunked English.
And then there’s Hemingway. Maybe he’s just a man’s writer.
Now Joyce’s “Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man,” holds a top ranking with me. Outstanding piece of literature.
Nice outfit guys!
And he actually opened up to the title page of “Finnegan’s Wake”!
more gobbledygook. try steinbeck, faulkner, mcmurtry, kellerman, and dorothy parker…
Being of Irish descent (look at my avatar), I like the storyline, but how many modern kids have even heard of James Joyce?
I’m a modern kid, and I’ve heard of James Joyce.