Generally agreed to be the greatest novel of the twentieth century - and possibly any other - Proust's masterpiece is here presented in the latest revision to the classic Scott Moncrieff translation.
On the surface a traditional Bildungsroman describing the narrator's journey of self-discovery, this huge and complex book is also a panoramic and richly comic portrait of France in the author's lifetime, and a profound meditation on the nature of art, love, time, memory and death. But for most readers it is the characters of the novel who loom the largest: Swann and Odette, Monsieur de Charlus, Morel, the Duchesse de Guermantes, Françoise, Saint-Loup and so many others - Giants, as the author calls them, immersed in Time.
Translated by C K Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin
Revised by D J Enright
Introduction by Harold Bloom
In Search Of Lost Time Boxed Set (4 Volumes)
Complete unexpurgated edition
Hardback (31 May 2001) | English
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