"I thought I would spend the summer reading Finnegans Wake"
Statue of James Joyce, Dublin
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Finnegans Wake is a work of fiction by the Irish author James Joyce, published in 1939.

Written almost exclusively in a 'make-believe' language, it is notoriously difficult to read, and has never been popular with the reading public.

An example of the writing in Finnegans Wake:

'... the humptyhillhead of humself prumptly sends us unquiring one well to the west in quest of his tumptytumtoes: and their upturnpikepointandplace is at the knock out in the park ...'

Full text (if you can face it!)