|...with it, an abode of bliss.|
They halted, looking towards the blunt cape of Bray Head that lay on the water like the snout of a sleeping whale. - Chapter 1We can't let this day pass without noting that it's the 132nd birthday of the author of another of those "big, important books," James Joyce.
If you haven't had the pleasure of reading Ulysses, give it a go. This weekly podcast will help you on.