bookshelves: radio-4x, france, fradio, autumn-2013
Read from November 15 to 16, 2013
Marcel discovers the staggering gulf between the fantasy and the reality of childhood enchantments. Stars James Wilby.
'Tell me, does the Queen of Sweden still look like a daschund?'
I wonder if Kjærstad and Proust mental styles are really as different as Guermantes and Swann Way, or if it is just an illusion.
2* Swann's Way
2.5* Within a Budding Grove
3* The Guermantes Way
TRASFERENDOSI IN UNA APPARTAMENTO NEL PALAZZO DEI GUERMANTES IL NARRATORE ENTRA NELL'ALTA SOCIETA' VEDENDO DA VICINO VIZI E VIRTU' DI QUESTO MONDO TANTO ANELATO
DELLA SERIE ALLA RICERCA DEL TEMPO PERDUTO CI FA VEDERE IL MONDO DELL'ALTA SOCIETA' MOLTO DA VICINO CON TUTTE LE SUE FALSITA' E I SUOI LIMITI
This'll take a long time I'm guessing, especially as I think the fascinating relationship with Albertine, with which the previous volume ended, is now on pause, and I think this volume's more a general reflection on the society of his time.