Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time: A Reader's Guide to The Remembrance of Things Past

Marcel Proust's Search for Lost Time: A Reader's Guide to The Remembrance of Things Past

Patrick Alexander


An available, irreverent consultant to 1 of the main admired—and entertaining—novels of the previous century. there isn't any different consultant like this; a easy and engaging access into the marvelously relaxing international of Proust.

At seven volumes, 3 thousand pages, and greater than 400 characters, in addition to a towering acceptance as a literary vintage, Proust’s novel can appear daunting. yet even though all started a century in the past, in 1909, it truly is in reality as enticing and suitable to our instances as ever. Patrick Alexander is captivated with Proust’s genius and appeal—he calls the paintings “outrageously bawdy and intensely funny”—and in his consultant he makes it extra obtainable to the final reader via designated plot summaries, old and cultural historical past, a advisor to the fifty most vital characters, maps, kinfolk bushes, illustrations, and a short biography of Proust. crucial for readers and booklet teams presently studying Proust and who wish aid maintaining a tally of the large solid and complicated plot, this Reader’s advisor is additionally a superb creation for college students and new readers and a memory-refresher for long-time lovers.

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