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Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time

“ ... the smell and taste of things remain poised a long time, like souls, ready to remind us, waiting and hoping for their moment, amid the ruins of all the rest; and bear unfaltering, in the tiny and almost impalpable drop of their essence, the vast structure of recollection.” 

It is Proust's monumental In Search of Lost Time beckoning.  And how much we are looking forward to this encounter.  Please join us for a discussion of Combray (Chapter 1 of Swann's Way - volume I). 

For September 28 we are reading: The Overture and Combray.




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  • Ben

    Love this novel! Well worth the time and effort!

    September 9, 2013

  • Lorraine B.

    also i highly highly recommend the Scott Moncrieff translation over the more recent Penguin Classics translation.

    August 26, 2013

  • Lorraine B.

    don't forget the Overture!

    1 · August 26, 2013

  • Erik C.

    Planning on meeting on this multiple times, or just once?

    August 23, 2013

    • Josefina

      Multiple times. We plan on doing only the first chapter of the first volume this time. We will know more as we go.

      August 23, 2013

  • Kinga

    This is a long time project. We are going to do the entire novel over several months. We will meet every 6 - 8 weeks, depending on how fast we want to go through it ... I imagine: not very fast.

    August 23, 2013

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