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Jean Santeuil

by Marcel Proust

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Found a copy at The Strand for a mere $9. Lovely.
  proustitute | Jul 17, 2014 |
Precursor to À la recherche du temps perdu, which yet deals with the subject of our memory and the imperative of reflection, although this novel remained a fragment.
  hbergander | Apr 4, 2011 |
If you love fine quality writing at the highest level, in French, as a warm-up before you try reading A la recherche du temps perdu, this would be a good place to start. It is not as long. Most people agree that since this was reconstructed from manuscripts after the death of the author, it is definitely not in the same league as the finished masterpiece that has become so famous. But still this work in 3 volumes is worth it to try out.
I read it about 20 years ago and would like to go back and try it again.
Here is a partial review:
http://www.jstor.org/pss/3043285
  libraryhermit | Mar 31, 2010 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Marcel Proustprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Erba, LucianoContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Fortini, FrancoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Hopkins, GerardTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Maurois, AndrePrefacesecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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