Swann's Way vol 1 of 'Remembrance of Things Past'

Swann's Way vol 1 of 'Remembrance of Things Past'

by Marcel Proust
     
 

For a long time I used to go to bed early. Sometimes, when I had put out my candle, my eyes would close so quickly that I had not even time to say "I'm going to sleep." And half an hour later the thought that it was time to go to sleep would awaken me; I would try to put away the book which, I imagined, was still in my hands, and to blow out the light; I had been… See more details below

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For a long time I used to go to bed early. Sometimes, when I had put out my candle, my eyes would close so quickly that I had not even time to say "I'm going to sleep." And half an hour later the thought that it was time to go to sleep would awaken me; I would try to put away the book which, I imagined, was still in my hands, and to blow out the light; I had been thinking all the time, while I was asleep, of what I had just been reading, but my thoughts had run into a channel of their own, until I myself seemed actually to have become the subject of my book: a church, a quartet, the rivalry between François I and Charles V.

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ISBN-13:
2940011843020
Publisher:
New Century Books
Publication date:
11/26/2010
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,021,895
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