In Search Of Lost Time, Volume I: Swann's Way: Swann's Way

December 16, 1996|
In Search Of Lost Time, Volume I: Swann's Way: Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
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The definitive translation of one of the greatest French novels of the twentieth century

In the opening volume of Proust''s great novel, the narrator travels backwards in time in order to tell the story of a love affair that had taken place before his own birth. Swann''s jealous love for Odette provides a prophetic model of the narrator''s own relationships. All Proust''s great themes - time and memory, love and loss, art and the artistic vocation - are here in kernel form.

''Surely the greatest novelist of the 20th century'' Telegraph
Marcel Proust was born in Auteuil in 1871. In his twenties he became a conspicuous society figure, frequenting the most fashionable Paris salons of the day. After 1899, however, his suffering from chronic asthma, the death of his parents and his growing disillusionment with humanity caused him to lead an increasingly retired life. He s...
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Title:In Search Of Lost Time, Volume I: Swann's Way: Swann's Way
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:7.8 X 5.1 X 1.3 in
Shipping dimensions:7.8 X 5.1 X 1.3 in
Published:December 16, 1996
Publisher:Random House UK
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780099362210

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