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I read it for de Botton's thoughts and almost thrilling insights rather than for a love of Proust. A wonderful book.Published 1 month ago by Arthur Thorp
I read this at a beach house surrounded by friends and it was hard to put down. If you're not much into self-help books but like thinking about the study of happiness or... Read morePublished 1 month ago by K. Long
Reading this book is essential to anyone wishing
To have an early understanding of Proust. I
Recommend reading De Boultons book before
And after Swann's way. Read more
Loved the wisdom, irony and discussion.
A worthwhile look at art and a philosopher - artist with some pearls of wisdom we could all use.
I give de Boton credit for for being so much a genius and talented as a writer but his writing style is enormously disorienting for me and I can't keep up with him. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ibrahim
And it made me want to buy it after seeing the author on BookTV talking about religion. I thought this would be a good introduction to his work. This book is silly. Read morePublished 4 months ago by shd7s
I appreciated the writing style and ultimately learned quite a bit about Proust, but I can't say the book delivered on it's title premise. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mugizi R. Rwebangira