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In Search of Lost Time

In Search of Lost Time

The Guermantes Way

by Marcel Proust and Christopher Prendergast
Paperback
Publication Date: 24/11/2003
RRP  $19.99 $19.25
Since the original prewar translation there has been no completely new rendering of the French original into English. This translation brings to the fore a more sharply engaged, comic and lucid Proust. IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME is one of the greatest,most entertaining reading experiences in any language. As the great story unfolds from its magical opening scenes to its devastating end, it is the Penguin Proust that makes Proust accessible to a new generation.

Each volume is translated by a different, superb translator working under the general editorship of Professor Christopher Prendergast, University of Cambridge.
ISBN:
9780141180335
9780141180335
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
24-11-2003
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Edition:
3rd Edition
Pages:
640
Dimensions (mm):
198x129x27mm
Weight:
0.44kg
Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust was born in Auteuil in 1871. In his twenties he became a conspicuous society figure, frequenting the most fashionable Paris salons of the day.

After 1899, however, his suffering from chronic asthma, the death of his parents and his growing disillusionment with humanity caused him to lead an increasingly retired life.

He slept by day and worked by night, writing letters and devoting himself to the completion of A la recherche du temps perdu. He died in 1922 before publication of the last three volumes of his great work.

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