À la recherche du temps perdu
Publish date: August 1st 2002
Publisher: Editions Gallimard
Pages no: 408
Edition language: French
, European Literature
, Classic Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
, French Literature
Series: À la recherche du temps perdu (#1)
I am somehow to my last In Search of Lost Time review. I'm not sure how this has happened, as it doesn't seem like almost a year ago that I was first ordering Swann's Way and reading the first few pages. I was reading about sleep, falling asleep, and reading about mint tea before violent episodes of...
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If you like Proust and haven't already come across the B.D. versions by Heuet, they're brilliant. All the text is taken directly from the original. Here's a sample, a scene near the beginning of Combray:By the way, it just occurred to me, apropos my classification, that the two ladies you see in clo...
Celebrity Death Match Special: In Search of Lost Time versus Harry PotterThe francophone world was stunned by today's release of papers, sealed by Proust for 100 years after publication of the initial volume of his famous series, which finally reveal his original draft manuscripts. In the rest of th...
When you read Proust, and learn to appreciate his extraordinary, dreamy, hypnotic, truly inimitable style (this review is a mere shadow on the wall of a Platonic cave), which succeeds in making the syntax of language, usually as invisible as air, into a tangible element, so that, like literary yogis...