Original Language: French --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
|Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
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 1 month 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 5 months ago by Ron d'BookGeek
Moncrieff or Moncrieff revised by Kilmartin and Enright?--that is the question.
In spite of the experts, I think Moncrieff will stand and the revisions (and additional... Read more
I have to say I found this a difficult read, largely because of what today would probably be regarded as a lack of editing. Read morePublished 7 months ago by michael halloran