Paulo Coelho’s attack on Ulysses insults readers

Paulo Coelho writes hugely popular, short, simple fables with an air of mysticism. He’s critical of James Joyce, a towering figure of modernist literature, and in particular of Ulysses, Joyce’s huge, complex and fiendishly inventive masterpiece which models a day in the life of a Dublin man on the mythical journey of Odysseus. I’m on Joyce’s side, and so is this writer:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2012/aug/08/paulo-coelho-attack-ulysses-insults-readers?fb=native

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