Number seventyfive

Far away from Dublin and relying on Thom's, Joyce appears to have gotten one detail of the cityscape very slightly wrong in Calypso. The narrative says of Bloom, "He crossed to the bright side, avoiding the loose cellarflap of number seventyfive." His house sits across from number 77.

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Numbers of houses on Eccles Street. Source: Clive Hart and Ian Gunn, James Joyce's Dublin.