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It is a posthumously published short story of James Joyce, which reached the people very recently in 2012. It hides behind a façade of puns and references and is critical of corrupt authority figures – “fat cats” and many more. It is based in the city of Copenhagen – the Danish capital where things are not what they seem at all.
What makes this book stand out?
Its sublime criticism of everything that is fundamentally wrong with us or our society at large.
Read it for
The sheer joy of reading how sarcastic criticism can take a brilliant form in the complex yet on-point narrative of James Joyce.
Don't read it for
The storyline calls for controversial discussions and if they make you uncomfortable don’t go anywhere near it.