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Pleasures and Regrets

Pleasures and Regrets

by Marcel Proust
     
 

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Here are the captivating stories with which Marcel Proust first enchanted the literary world. PLEASURES AND REGRETS foreshadows the melancholic REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST. This early collection, clearly the work of a master, is a fascinating introduction to Proust's world of love and jealousy, decadence and snobbery, worldliness and remorse, desolate splendor and

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Here are the captivating stories with which Marcel Proust first enchanted the literary world. PLEASURES AND REGRETS foreshadows the melancholic REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST. This early collection, clearly the work of a master, is a fascinating introduction to Proust's world of love and jealousy, decadence and snobbery, worldliness and remorse, desolate splendor and elegant sorrows.

Editorial Reviews

Gabriel Josipovici
Peter Owen is to be congratulated on bringing this fascinating volume back into circulation in England, in an elegant paperback edition...
Times Literary Supplement
From the Publisher
"Time and time again, even in this apprentice work, one is made aware of Proust’s uncanny ability to extract emotional significane from the natural world, an ability in which he excels even Hardym Turgenev and Lampedusa."  —Scotsman

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880015714
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Neglected Books of the 20th Century Ser.
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.41(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Marcel Proust was the author of A la Recherche du temps perdu (The Remembrance of Things Past). He was awarded the prestigious Prix Goncourt in 1919 for its second section.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 10, 1871
Date of Death:
November 18, 1922
Place of Birth:
Auteuil, near Paris, France
Place of Death:
Paris, France

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