Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ Under Fire in Centenary Year

James Joyce’s “Ulysses,” regarded by many as the greatest novel of the 20th century and by some as the finest work ever written in English, is under attack.

As Ireland gears up to celebrate the centenary of Bloomsday — the day in June 1904 on which the novel is set — some disgruntled writers and columnists say they are sick to death of the impenetrable book and its cult following.

More, in This Reuters Article.

“Ulysses could have done with a good editor,” Doyle told a literary gathering in New York. “People are always putting Ulysses in the top 10 books ever written, but I doubt that any of those people were really moved by it.”