Any list of influential authors of the 20th century always lists James Joyce pretty high up. And his novel Ulysses is always cited as his most important work. That no one can deny.
But how, you wonder, can it be such a great book if most people can only manage a few pages before tossing it aside?
Well, it's because Ulysses returned American literature to it's original family values.
Ha? (To quote Shakespeare.). Ulysses restored family values to American literature?
Indeed it did.
And to learn how a book that was banned for obscenity for over a decade restored American family values - and a bit about James, his life, and his writings - you can just click here.