After The Race: Short Story
|ISBN:||9781443440141, Related ISBNs: 1443440140, 9781443440141|
Jimmy Doyle, a college student, is well-connected and has many wealthy friends. He enjoys the glamorous company, and his parents are proud. At dinner one evening, Jimmy and his friend entertain an English nobleman named Routh. After much drinking they decide to play a few hands and gamble, and although Jimmy loses numerous times, he is still able to fit in and keep up a joyous front.
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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