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Marcel Proust’s brother Robert supposed that only serious illness or a broken leg were likely to provide the opportunity to read À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Lost John
Who can deny the craftsmanship of one who can dissect the complexities of Proust and serve up a multi course feast of insights. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Steve Balk
This book took me a couple of chapters to grasp but it eventually hit me! These are great points about life and how we should live it.Published 26 days ago by Geo Monte
I would consider Alain De Botton one of the great modern philosophers of our time. The word philosopher might make you cringe, and I get it, but go listen to his interview on the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Philip A Serzo
I have never even thought of reading Proust, but following this I am reading Swann's Way. So this book succeeded in tempting me to read further, and it did that by examining the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Good enough to have read it 6 times and still not get all of it. I was taken by surprise at Proust's significance in history and myth -- beyond being a Monty Python joke. Read morePublished 5 months ago by LaPortaMA
My sister was right. This is a great book! I would have preferred it on paper in order to skip back and forth.Published 5 months ago by Sara Bishop
I don't know if it's just me, but this is one massively overrated book. Love Alain, but this is not up to a level I used to read his books. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Marko