Synopses & Reviews
A beautifully produced edition of James Joyce's classic collection, with a newly commissioned introduction by Colm Tóibín, the author of Brooklyn
From short, lyrical stories to the novella-length masterpiece which concludes this collection, James Joyce presents Dublin to the world in this groundbreaking collection—as alive with feeling as it was when first published in 1914. In these lyrical, electrifying tales, readers meet a cast of characters who seek success, love, and redemption.
"Joyce made me want to write." —Carol Birch, author, Jamrach's Menagerie
"In Joyce's eyes, Dublin is the whole world." —J. G. Ballard
"With just one collection of stories, Joyce left his mark on almost every short-story writer who followed him." —Guardian
About the Author
James Joyce (1882-1941) is considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th century. His work includes the semiautobiographical A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the landmark work of modernist fiction Ulysses, and its successor Finnegan's Wake.