Two conmen, Corley and Lenehan, discuss the maid Corley has tricked into stealing from her employer for him. While Corley meets the maid at a designated time, Lenehan watches from a distance and reflects on Corley’s good fortune in settling for a simple girl.
Critically acclaimed author James Joyce’s Dubliners is a collection of short stories depicting middle-class life in Dublin in the early twentieth century. First published in 1914, the stories draw on themes relevant to the time such as nationalism and Ireland’s national identity, and cement Joyce’s reputation for brutally honest and revealing depictions of everyday Irish life.
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About the Author
Date of Birth:February 2, 1882
Date of Death:January 13, 1941
Place of Birth:Dublin, Ireland
Place of Death:Zurich, Switzerland
Education:B.A., University College, Dublin, 1902