THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATIONWithin a Budding Grove describes the first shoots of an astonishing love affair. When Proust's adolescent narrator travels from Paris to the sunny seaside town of ...
rrator travels from Paris to the sunny seaside town of Balbec he meets an intriguing set of new acquaintances who provide him with both friendship and entertainment. Most significantly of all he meets a dark-haired girl with sparkling eyes and a tiny beauty spot on her chin: the mysterious Albertine, who will become the great love of his life.
bookshelves: autumn-2013, series, fradio, france, published-1918, bellybutton-miningRead on November 14, 2013Marcel recalls the awakening of passion and his painful transition from boy to man. Stars James Wilby and Imogen Stubbs.Listen here'Why does
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Found this bed-head notcher to be more interesting than Swann's Way; it is a little more structured, however the repetitions, with just a little deviation each time, can either be wearisome or one can let oneself just immerse.
Proust is a master, and what I love the most is that every time I read him, I feel the urge to write. I feel that my writing improves and I feel the drive to express myself in writing. I love him for that.
Started reading this years ago, then it just was becoming too close to my own circumstances of the time for me to be able to read with pleasure rather than pain. I'm going to resume from where I left it. Probably be one of those year-long
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Wonderful compelling ending caused me to finish this faster than I expected when I picked it up again recently.Continua...Nascondi