img_1106Reveal: Ulysses by James Joyce is the beginning from Books & Beginning XI. I ended up writing my Master’s thesis on James Joyce and William Faulkner. It was a phase I was going through – this stream of consciousness thing. I must admit my love of Joyce dwindled after finishing my studies at University. I have never picked him up again. But the influence was profound.

Up Next: The next book came from my mother’s obsession with the author. I had not liked the first few books I had read by this writer. This one floored me.

“Who is John Galt?”

The light was ebbing, and Eddie Willers could not distinguish the bum’s face. The bum had said it simply, without expression.

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