James Joyce

Home (James Joyce) "Think you'reescaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home."

Home (James Joyce)

Think you’re escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home. James Joyce     ——————————————————————————————————————- This post is part of the Ireland Reading Month organised by 746 Books and The…


AN ENCOUNTER a short story from DUBLINERS (James Joyce) Joyce's first major work, written when he was only twenty-five, brought his city to the world for the first time. His stories are rooted in the rich detail of Dublin life, portraying ordinary, often defeated lives with unflinching realism.

Thursday Quotables – An Encounter

In the morning I was first-comer to the bridge as I lived nearest. I hid my books in the long grass near the ashpit at the end of the garden where nobody ever came and…


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