If you also found it too rich in larger doses, you might enjoy getting it in Tweet-size bits that allow you to savor his words.
The Twitter feed @UlyssesReader offers you the entire book, one short selection at a time. For instance:
"his eyes, from which he had suddenly withdrawn all shrewd sense, blinking with mad gaiety."
If you like warming up before you start a writing session, these Tweets might provide a good prompt. For instance, if the day's tweet was the one above, how would you describe the eyes of your protagonist?
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