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A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man

RRP $11.99

A masterpiece of modern fiction, James Joyce's semiautobiographical first novel follows Stephen Dedalus, a sensitive and creative youth who rebels against his family, his education, and his country by committing himself to the artist's life. "I will not serve," vows Dedalus, "that in which I no longer believe..and I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can." To Dedalus, the artist is like God-one who "remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails." Joyce's rendering of the impressions of childhood broke ground in the use of language. "He took on the almost infinite English language," Jorge Luis Borges once said. "He wrote in a language invented by himself..Joyce brought a new music to English." As a bold literary experiment, this classic has had a huge and lasting influence on the contemporary novel.


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Doodle Artist - Fanciful Rats

RRP $13.99

A colouring book designed just for those discerning folk who love rats as pets.

This book contains thirty images of rats in various styles and differing levels of intricacy. The images are printed on a single side of the paper to help prevent bleed-through. We recommend putting a sheet of paper or card between pages if using strong inks. The back of each page is marked with a cutting line to aid removal of pictures.

Other books by the same author/artist include:

  • Doodle Artist Butterflies
  • Doodle Artist Simply Snowflakes
  • Doodle Artist Rabbits & Hares
  • Doodle Artist Peaceful Patterns
  • Doodle Artist Pets
  • The rattycorner.com Rat Care Guide
  • The Happy Rat Handbook
  • The Rat's Whiskers
  • I love rats, I do


Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man Thrift Study Edition

RRP $23.99

Includes the unabridged text of Joyce's classic novel plus a complete study guide that helps readers gain a thorough understanding of the work's content and context. The comprehensive guide includes chapter-by-chapter summaries, explanations and discussions of the plot, question-and-answer sections, author biography, analytical paper topics, list of characters, bibliography, and more.



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