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A Painful Case: Short Story

Authors: Joyce, James
Publisher: HarperPerennial Classics
BISAC/Subject: FIC000000
ISBN: 9781443440134, Related ISBNs: 1443440132, 9781443440134
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 25,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Mr. Duffy is a bank cashier and recluse living in Dublin, who purposely avoids contact with other people—until he meets Mrs. Sinico at a concert. While Mr. Sinico believes their relationship to be purely platonic, Mrs. Sinico indicates otherwise.

Critically acclaimed author James Joyce’s Dubliners is a collection of short stories depicting middle-class life in Dublin in the early twentieth century. First published in 1914, the stories draw on themes relevant to the time such as nationalism and Ireland’s national identity, and cement Joyce’s reputation for brutally honest and revealing depictions of everyday Irish life.

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