Dubliners by James Joyce

"Dubliners" is a collection of 15 short stories that portray the life of the Irish middle class in the early 20th century. Each story depicts an aspect of everyday life in Dublin, capturing the complexities of human experiences and emotions. The stories range from childhood to adulthood, reflecting on themes such as the paralysis of routine, the desire for escape, and the failure of both. The book is renowned for its vivid characterization and its exploration of the subtleties of the human condition.

The 442nd greatest book of all time


Published
1914
Nationality
Irish
Type
Fiction
Pages
152-224
Words
65,000
Original Language
English

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