Bloomsday's approaching: How to get the most from one of the finest novels around
2016-06-14 15:05:26 GMT
"Now be warned: reading Ulysses itself will take the equivalent of around two working weeks (factoring in seven hour days, five days a week). That is 10 times as long as most novels. So think about spreading your efforts over a longer period to make the project – and this most definitely is a project – manageable."
"Do not begin at the beginning."
"Of the 18 chapters – and perhaps Joyce was having a sly laugh at our expense here – the most straightforward is the final one: Penelope."
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