"The genius of Ellmann's James Joyce is its abundance of detail--its wealth of anecdotes and letters, recovered conversations, and poems. It's a pleasure to salute this masterly book as it marches past again."--Newsweek
This is an excellent book both on Joyce's life and his writings. I thoroughly enjoyed all 700+ pages. Brings the amazing man Joyce was to life.Published 5 months ago by William H.
Joyce is a fascinating author, and his life story is well worth telling, but this biography could use the intervention of a good editor. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jesse Liberty
Wow, a creative genius and very difficult complicated man. Ellmann successfully brings him forth in all his complexities, weirdness, and emotional layers. Great job. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Downtown Pearl
Best literary biography of all time, regardless of subject. A towering achievement.Published 9 months ago by Visitor
I have a bad literary-biography-before-bed-habit and this is simply the best lit bio by the best lit bio author of the past 100 years. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Travis