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Joyce's Finnegans Wake sells out quickly in China

By Associated Press ( China Daily ) Updated: 2013-02-01 07:35:30

Joyce's Finnegans Wake sells out quickly in China

A Chinese man points near a large billboard advertising the translated work of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake on a street in Beijing on Wednesday. Ng Han Guan / Associated Press

The Chinese version is no easier to read than the original, the loyal-minded translator assures, but James Joyce's Finnegans Wake has still sold out its initial run in China - with the help of some big urban billboards.

Joyce's Finnegans Wake sells out quickly in China

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