Swann's Way

Swann's Way - In Search of Lost Time

Graphic ed

Hardback (01 Feb 2016)

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'Sumptuous, elegant, beautifully paced.completely absorbing' The Guardian

Proust's oceanic novel In Search of Lost Time looms over twentieth-century literature as one of the greatest, yet most endlessly challenging, literary experiences. Now, in what renowned translator Arthur Goldhammer says might be "likened to a piano reduction of an orchestral score," the French illustrator Stéphane Heuet re-presents Proust in graphic form for anyone who has always dreamed of reading him but was put off by the sheer magnitude of the undertaking.

This graphic adaptation reveals the fundamental architecture of Proust's work while displaying a remarkable fidelity to his language as well as the novel's themes of time, art, and the elusiveness of memory.

Book information

ISBN: 9781908313904
Publisher: Gallic Books Limited
Imprint: Gallic Books
Pub date:
Edition: Graphic ed
DEWEY: 741.5
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: viii, 224
Weight: 1182g
Height: 292mm
Width: 231mm
Spine width: 20mm