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Ulysses

Audiobook

The young poet Stephen has been recalled from Paris to Dublin to be at his mother's deathbed. But he refuses her dying wishes: to kneel and pray for her. Now, holed up in his Martello tower outside the city walls, he has to suffer the taunts of Buck Mulligan by day and, by night, the vision of 'her eyes, shaking out of death to shake and bend my soul.'

Timelessly evocative, Ulysses is far more than the story of Stephen Dedalus' journey through Dublin. It is a huge, rich portrayal of human life. In this magnificent, highly accessible, part reading part dramatisation - which includes the famous Molly Bloom soliloquy - the power and truth of Joyce's vision is as potent as ever. Ulysses stars Stephen Rea and Sinead Cusack, with an introduction by Seamus Heaney.


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Publisher: BBC Audio Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781408497135
  • File size: 213875 KB
  • Release date: January 1, 2012
  • Duration: 07:25:34

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781408497135
  • File size: 213909 KB
  • Release date: January 1, 2012
  • Duration: 07:25:30
  • Number of parts: 8

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Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:1050
Text Difficulty:6-9

The young poet Stephen has been recalled from Paris to Dublin to be at his mother's deathbed. But he refuses her dying wishes: to kneel and pray for her. Now, holed up in his Martello tower outside the city walls, he has to suffer the taunts of Buck Mulligan by day and, by night, the vision of 'her eyes, shaking out of death to shake and bend my soul.'

Timelessly evocative, Ulysses is far more than the story of Stephen Dedalus' journey through Dublin. It is a huge, rich portrayal of human life. In this magnificent, highly accessible, part reading part dramatisation - which includes the famous Molly Bloom soliloquy - the power and truth of Joyce's vision is as potent as ever. Ulysses stars Stephen Rea and Sinead Cusack, with an introduction by Seamus Heaney.


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