Swann's Way

Swann's Way

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by Marcel Proust
     
 

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Remembrance of Things Past , Volume One

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Remembrance of Things Past , Volume One

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Swann In Love
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ISBN-13:
2940014690256
Publisher:
Mundus Publishing
Publication date:
07/06/2012
Series:
Remembrance of Things Past , #1
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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Swann's Way (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 42 reviews.
Solitary_Lobos More than 1 year ago
Proust was a master architect of sentences and characters. He rips down the veneer of French civilization and offers a revelation in insight on human behavior. When Virginia Woolf first read this novel, she nearly gave up the profession of writing because she felt no author could ever produce a better work than Proust had achieved in Swann's Way. Upon reading this book, my passion for literature was revivified and made anew--though it is challenging at parts, it offers great rewards. To anyone that loves reading, this is an imperative literary journey.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'm in gratuate school for history, 95% of the reading I do is non-fiction, most people would find my reading boring, dull and/or very dry. I take a break by reading fiction, mostly the classics. When I want to relax I read Proust, I find his prose mesmerizing. If he wrote ten pages on flipping and egg I would read it. To me the story is secondary. If you enjoy the pleasure of reading the written word this is it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Proust's work is now available in a translation that is not dull or coy. This translation is better than the Moncrieff -Kilmartin translation. Read this book and find out why Nabokov called Proust wisdom in literature.
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My teacher said this is an amazing book with great details and it feels like your in a dream i dont have a dought that im not going to mind spending money on this book : )
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always a pleasure
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The formatting is distracting. I will be dumping this for one that is easier to read.
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Adam Pierce More than 1 year ago
Full of enchantment and beauty.
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