Original Language: French --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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The opening segment through the the cake and tea and the emotional memories tasting them reopens is riveted in my memoryPublished 11 days ago by Richard
Amazing title that really should be standard canon for any educated reader - though Knausgaard is gaining attention for being our modern incarnation (rightfully so) the original is... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Verin Paul
The first requirement of this review was to tell if the author's writing was great. That just doesn't do enough justice to this book, Proust's writing is excellent. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mikal Richards
Getting used to the writing style was difficult at first and Proust is clearly a bit long winded, but growing old w/the characters in these four books was an amazing experience. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jeremy T.
. . . of an amateur Amazon reviewer writing about "In Search of Lost Time". The folly is compounded when I set out to write a review of just SWANN'S WAY, the first volume of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by R. M. Peterson
This is the first volume in Proust’s masterpiece, “In Search of Lost Time.” As I had never read Proust before, I embarked on this journey with a little trepidation. Read morePublished 5 months ago by S Riaz
I waited decades to read Proust and eventually forked out a lot of money and bought all the volumes of the Everyman edition. Read morePublished 6 months ago by KDRM
the book is one of the best I ever read, but I didn't like this edition--mainly because of its size--not too comfortable to handlePublished 7 months ago by Alexander Ortenberg
You either love it or hate it. If you enjoy incredibly lengthy and mellifluous prose about feelings and relationships in the first person, then this book, the first of three, will... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Ron d'BookGeek