Romping through Dubliners Dubliners is a series of 15 dark tales about city life at the turn of the 20th century. Although Dublin is a capital, it feels more like a village where everyone knows each other. It’s really magic that you can see and feel traces of the stories as you explore Dublin today. Continue reading
Summers, if we are lucky, are about getting away for a bit, preferably abroad and maybe even with a little adventure and some sun thrown in. Wherever we go it is important to take along a good book or two and with that in mind here are some recommendations for Summer reading.
Romping through Trieste Three words immediately follow the famous yes I said yes I will Yes ending to Ulysses. They are Trieste-Zurich-Paris. These were the cities that Joyce lived in when he was writing Ulysses over several years. Joyce’s time in Trieste played an important part in his development as an artist.
James Joyce’s Ulysses The story of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses is set on the 16th June 1904. This day has become known as Bloomsday, after the book’s anti-hero Leopold Bloom. It is celebrated every year around the world. As the main characters Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus journey across Dublin, they experience all of life Continue reading
At it Again! are exhibiting at Showcase Ireland in the RDS from 24th – 27th January. We’d love to see you there. Why not step inside one of our books at Stand C34 of Creative Island? Find out which Irish classic we’ll be romping through next and discover what goodies we’ve been creating. You’ll find Continue reading