The Cat and The Devil

Today is Bloomsday, when fans of literature the world over celebrate the life and work of Irish author James Joyce. He’s most famous for the masterpieces ‘Ulysses’ or ‘Dubliners’ but many people don’t know that he wrote a children’s story for his son Stephen. It was based on an old French myth. The Devil in the story even spoke in a Dublin accent.

Here’s storyteller supremo Jack Lynch telling the tale of the Cat and the Devil…

One Response to “The Cat and The Devil”

  1. Tom says:

    It was written for his grandson, Stevie, not his son. Get a copy of his letters. He signed it ‘Nonno’ the Italian for Granddad.

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