Remembrance Of Things Past: Within A Budding Grove, Part 2

byMarcel ProustRead byJohn Rowe

May 5, 2015|
Remembrance Of Things Past: Within A Budding Grove, Part 2 by Marcel Proust
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In the second volume of Proust’s great novel, the narrator emerges as an actor in the drama of his own life, and as an avid explorer of new worlds social, sexual and artistic. This is Part 2.

Swann has now dwindled into a husband for his former mistress Odette, and their daughter Gilberte becomes the adolescent narrator’s playmate and tantalizing love-object.

We move from Paris to the seaside town of Balbec, from ritualized social performances to midsummer spontaneity, and from Gilberte to her successor Albertine.

In Balbec, the narrator is befriended by the painter Elstir who introduces him both to the craft of painting and to the mysterious ‘little band’ of girls. An artistic education is thus intricately interwoven with a journey of sexual self-discovery.

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Marcel Proust (1871–1922) was a French novelist best known for his three thousand–page masterpiece In Search of Lost Time—also translated as Remembrance of Things Past—a pseudo-autobiographical novel told mostly in a stream-of-consciousness style. He was active in Parisian high society during the latter decades ...
Title:Remembrance Of Things Past: Within A Budding Grove, Part 2
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Published:May 5, 2015
Publisher:Brilliance Audio
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781501229329

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