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[–] BlockMe 0 points 12 points (+12|-0) ago 

You just described Ulysses by James Joyce.


[–] TheTrigger 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Well, shit,

Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It was first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920 and then published in its entirety in Paris by Sylvia Beach on 2 February 1922, Joyce's 40th birthday. It is considered to be one of the most important works of modernist literature[1] and has been called "a demonstration and summation of the entire movement".[2] According to Declan Kiberd, "Before Joyce, no writer of fiction had so foregrounded the process of thinking".[3]

Ulysses chronicles the peripatetic appointments and encounters of Leopold Bloom in Dublin in the course of an ordinary day, 16 June 1904.

Nothing new under the sun, eh? Kinda proves my point, though. I feel like it could still be pulled off. Just have to read this book, first, to make sure that there's not too many similarities.


[–] BlockMe 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Despite the mundane subject it's a tough read. If you do try, use the annotated version by Sam Slote.

Hard to get, but worth every penny.