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A definitive version of maybe the best brief tale assortment within the English language

James Joyce’s Dubliners is a brilliant and unflinching portrait of “dear soiled Dublin” on the flip of the 20th century. those fifteen tales, together with such unforgettable ones as “Araby,” “Grace,” and “The Dead,” delve into the center of town of Joyce’s beginning, taking pictures the cadences of Dubliners’ speech and portraying with a nearly brute realism their outer and internal lives. Dubliners is Joyce at his so much obtainable and such a lot profound, and this variation is the definitive textual content, approved by means of the Joyce property and collated from all recognized proofs, manuscripts, and impressions to mirror the author’s unique wishes.

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