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Message 10: Liffey

A line from “How to Disappear Completely” reads: “I float down the Liffey.” The River Liffey (live image) runs eastward through Dublin, Ireland. It follows a tortuously curved 50-mile course, save for the portion in Dublin which is heavily canalized and bordered with numerous quays.

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Floating down the Liffey is also featured prominently in Joyce’s “Finnegan’s Wake.” Joyce is also fond of the rather obscure word, “gloaming,” itself a part of the title of a song on HTTF.

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