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Marcel Proust
Birth date: July 10, 1871
Died: November 18, 1922
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Blyth Book Blog
Blyth Book Blog rated it 1 year ago
A challenging, amazing, unique book. If you want to try reading it, don’t get quickly discouraged; just put down the book and come back to it later. For me, the third section, “Swann in Love,” was the most accessible, so if you’re stuck on the first two sections, you could just skip ahead and read t...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 3 years ago
I read Proust's masterpiece back in 1985. What did I know of life then? Nothing! Having recently read a Smithsonian editorial that made fun of the novels, and remembering all too well one particular hilariously snippy Monty Python sketch (the Summarize Proust Competition), I too wanted to be able ...
Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it 4 years ago
I fully appreciated this version of the novel for two reasons: I had read the Graphic Novel of the book (comic book) by Stephane Heuet, and I absolutely always love a George Guidall narration. I haven't listened to the other versions of this volume by other narrators, there's no need to since nobody...
Edward
Edward rated it 4 years ago
AcknowledgmentIntroduction, by Terence Kilmartin--Contre Sainte-BeuveMiscellaneous WritingsProust the Critic--Against the young writers of the day--On taste--A history of French satire--A Sunday concert at the Conservatoire--Patriotism and the Christian Spirit--On 'La Bonne Hélène'--Portrait of a wr...
Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it 4 years ago
I have no idea if this comic book (oops, I mean 'graphic novel') is as good as the book, and I really don't care. I'm fairly certain this comic book version gives the reader the spirit behind the 1000 or so page novel. I love learning about the world through graphic panels and to have my mind wonde...
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