Sunday, August 10, 2008

an early birthday present to myself

the plan is to read the whole thing before i am sixty ... then i can brush this master of padding ... who knocks joyce in to a battered trilby ... under the carpet for once and for all


Plutarch said...

The first time I read it (in the Scott Moncrief translation, I read it aloud to myself from time to time. This helped my concentration, but also helped me to enjoy the rhythms which the translator introduces, different from the French, but equally enchanting.

tristan said...

... there are so many ideas crammed in that i know i'll need to read it ( at least ) twice