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A Little Cloud Audiobook

A Little Cloud

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AudioFile Earphones Award winner and 2005 Audies finalist Jim Norton's graceful and naturalistic performance of this short story in James Joyce's Dubliners will have listeners appreciating the musicality of Joyce's writing. Little Chandler, a married clerk, reunites with his old friend Ignatius, a journalist. Despite Ignatius' dissipated looks, Little Chandler becomes envious of his old friend's seemingly exciting life and compares it to his mundane lifestyle. Norton's pacing and well-timed pauses allows listeners to read between the lines of the friends' conversation, and he concludes with a pensive tone that never lapses into sentimentality.

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This is a story from the Dubliners, Volume 1 collection.

James Joyce's Dubliners is a collection of short stories about the lives of the people of Dublin around the turn of the century. Each story describes a small but significant moment of crisis or revelation in the life of a particular Dubliner, sympathetically but always with stark honesty. Many of the characters are desperate to escape the confines of their humdrum lives, though those that have the opportunity to do so seem unable to take it. This work holds none of the difficulties of Joyce's later novels, such as Ulysses, yet in its way it is just as radical. These stories introduce us to the city which fed Joyce's entire creative output, and to many of the characters who made it such a well of literary inspiration.

Public Domain ©1999 NAXOS AudioBooks Ltd.

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    Grief, denial, and regret. Ha! Enjoy...AA a Joycean who hasn't spent much time lately on Dubliners it's a great thing to be about to set back and kitten and just ENJOY the stories.

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