Dubliners by James Joyce

Dubliners

James Joyce with Jeri Johnson

fiction classics literary short stories challenging reflective sad slow-paced

207 pages | first published 1914

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This work of art reflects life in Ireland at the turn of the last century, and by rejecting euphemism, reveals to the Irish their unromantic realities. Each of the 15 stories offers glimpses into the lives of ordinary Dubliners, and collectively t...
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Summary of 6954 reviews

Moods

reflective 83%
sad 37%
emotional 36%
challenging 35%
dark 31%
funny 11%
informative 10%
lighthearted 8%
mysterious 8%
inspiring 7%
relaxing 7%
tense 6%
adventurous 5%
hopeful 3%

Pace

slow 56%
medium 32%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 23% | N/A: 4% | Plot: 3%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 38% | No: 33% | Yes: 16% | N/A: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 48% | No: 32% | Yes: 12% | N/A: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 7% | No: 7%

Average rating

3.66

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