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The 25 Most Challenging Books You Will Ever Read

"The 25 Most Challenging Books You Will Ever Read" - I've read more than a few of these, but now that my pseudo-intellectual, post-grad literature days are over, I think that if your book can be described as "not reader friendly," you need to rethink what it means to be a writer. :)


John Vernon Lord’s Whimsical Illustrations for James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake


War and Peace … and then what?

Andrew Davies’s triumphant TV series has caused sales of Tolstoy’s epic to soar. Here are five more big reads to fill the gap – from Finnegans Wake to Gravity’s Rainbow. And every one is ripe for the small screen


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Moments of their secret life together burst like stars upon his memory. ~James Joyce.


"riverrun, past Eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs."