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Proust: Portrait of a Genius by André…

Proust: Portrait of a Genius

by André Maurois

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To Madame Gérard Mante-Proust in gratitude and devoted friendship
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The story of Marcel Proust, as it is presented to us in the pages of his book, was that of a man who was devotedly attached to the magic world of his childhood; of a man who felt, very early, the need to make some permanent record of that world and of the beauty which he had discovered in certain moments of experience; of a man who, knowing his own weakness, long hoped that he would not be called upon to leave the paradise of family life, and that it might be possible for him, instead of struggling with his fellow men, to win them by the sweetness of his nature; of a man who, having suffered the hard blows of [etc. etc.]
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