The Dead
James JOYCE (1882 – 1941)
A group of Dubliners gather together for a Christmas celebration in James Joyce’s transcendent tale of the mundanity and magic in life and death. “The Dead” is taken from Joyce’s collection of short stories Dubliners. (summary by Iremonger)
Genre(s): Short Stories
Language: English

 

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