A literary charlatan of the extremest order

Today marks 80 years since the death of James Joyce, the influential Irish novelist whose books, such as the once-scandalous Ulysses and forever impenetrable Finnegans Wake, seem either to be loved or loathed by those who pick them up. I thought I’d have a quick flick through various letter collections to find mention of Joyce, and given his impact it’s no surprise to learn that he and his work pop up in quite a few. Below are just some examples.

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