Annabel Abbs

Ann-Marie Priest reviews 'The Joyce Girl' by Annabel Abbs

Ann-Marie Priest
Tuesday, 29 November 2016

In 1934, Lucia Joyce, then in her late twenties, entered analysis with Carl Jung, at the behest of her father, James Joyce. She had been in and out of psychiatric care for several years, but it was still not clear exactly what was wrong with her – if anything. A few years earlier, as a dancer in the Isadora Duncan style, she had been thought to have a genius akin ...