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Hello world, it’s Emma back again with the book blog! Once again this semester I found myself taking a break from this fabulous corner of the internet to keep myself at slightly more normal levels of insanity. 396 more words


Tolstoy Journal, April 5, 2017: Resistance and Rousseau

Really really did not want to read Tolstoy tonight. But this week’s Steven Pressfield’s “Writing Wednesday” email newsletter helped–Surviving in the Desert–and I overcame my resistance. 1,016 more words

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Book Review: The Book of Dhaka: A City in Short Fiction

Collections of place-themed fiction can be powerfully evocative with descriptions of indigenous sights and sounds, unique references to the geographical landscape and above all, glimpses into the minds of local characters who with their attitudes, mindset, dialogues, dreams and desires represent the collective ethos of the place in the given time setting. 495 more words


Accomplice to the Subject in Joyce’s Dubliners

By: Patrick Peters

James Joyce represents a microcosm of Irish life in the short story collection Dubliners. In a sequence of portraits, he recreates the native experience of Dublin as lived by a segment of its populace. 7,090 more words


Happy St. Patrick's Day

Nothing is more fun than celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in an Irish Pub. Just remember there are rules: 207 more words

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James Joyce and Irish Breakfast Tea

Plans for St Patrick’s Day?  Don’t go out, stay in!  Instead of all the craziness and partying that usually happens on this illustrious day celebrating Ireland and its culture, why not take a different route and enjoy some of the finer things in life and quieter pursuits? 221 more words

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James Joyce - Dubliners

Next up for the Countess Grey’s Book Club is: Dubliners by famed Irish author James Joyce.

Just in time for St Patrick’s Day, join the celebration of the Irish by reading one of Ireland’s most famous authors and Dublin native, James Joyce.  108 more words

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