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Recommend. Wonderful take on old philosopher's words with writer's own extension of thoughts. I like that the writing not only shows the culture environment surrounding the... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Happycustomer
Enlightening and entertaining. For a book on an author I didn't know and had never contemplated reading, what more can I ask for? Proust is now definitely on my to read list.Published 24 days ago by S. Gillette
Great quality and anything was written in this book like new one!!.
I gave this one to my friend, he really like this book!. I'm really satisfied.
We are often told we live in very materialistic times and we are all greedy people. I do not think that we are particularly materialistic people, I think we live in a society which... Read morePublished 2 months ago by NYFB [Je suis Charlie ET Ahmed]
This is a wryly humorous book, written with tongue firmly in cheek. The author uses a ‘Self-Help’ layout to unveil both a short biography of Proust himself and to incorporate the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by S Riaz
The idea is good. Read Proust with an eye on answering practical everyday living problems. Botton has done his homework, the book is well written and well referenced. Read morePublished 5 months ago by karim dajani
definitely life changing.. very deep and thoughtful. I am inspired to read proust now. something prior to this I never would have done. I'm very keen on books now.Published 7 months ago by Emily stiles
Entertaining but not up to the standard of "Essays in Love". Does make me want to read Proust some more, though!Published 7 months ago by Bruce E Johnston
I read it for de Botton's thoughts and almost thrilling insights rather than for a love of Proust. A wonderful book.Published 9 months ago by Arthur Thorp