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I have purchased the Modern Library version where I will post this review, but my second reading will also use Montcrieff's translation.
Proust has created a vast portrait gallery of characters, each one vividly imagined, and it is the interactions amongst them that provide the work's funniest moments.
I began reading it fifteen years ago, and read Swann's Love several times before finally getting a one volume omnibus and reading the whole thing.
I know many will disagree with me but I actually prefer this updated and revised edition of the Moncrieff translation to the new ones being released by Penguin. Read morePublished 8 hours ago by Chathan Vemuri
Stick with Moncrief original translation except for Past Recaptured where Mayor is the only other translator to equal Moncrief. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Amazon Customer
Very beautiful book. Completely satisfied. Fair warning: some sections require a second reading beacuse Proust has a complicated style. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Joshua Simeona
Three days ago I finished reading Proust's In Search of Lost Time. Today I will begin my second reading. That's the best recommendation I can give. Read morePublished 5 months ago by David Holmes
I read "In Search of Lost Time" over the course of a year and fell more in love with it with each volume. Read morePublished 5 months ago by ravennamoon
I am enjoying having this huge work of literature on a little Kindle! This is a bundle of all the books, it says; I will revise this review if I ever finish all the books and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Love the 19th century
Yeah, I know it's considered one of the greatest novels of the 20th century, but now having read the whole thing a second time, I can say this - M. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Brown Ink