Beverly Hills, CA
Hometown: Beverly Hills

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June 8, 2012

Have you ever read or attempted Proust or Pynchon before?

I have read La Recherche three times, in French. I have also read Jean Santeuil, Contre Saint-Beuve and several other Proustian texts.

Do you speak or understand French or Russian? Don't worry we will be reading in English. Just asking.

French is my native language. My English is quite good, but not good enough to read Proust in English.

What challenging read would you like to tackle after our current effort? Melville, Woolf or Joyce, for instance?

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Bonjour, My name is Jean-Pierre Tornai, retired French teacher (Ph.D. from Stanford in French lit.). I live in L.A. with my French bulldog Darwin.

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