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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.
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 3 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 3 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 3 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 5 months ago by Brown Ink
Lately it is hard to find a really good book to read. That is not to say that there are not good writers out there, more like, they don't make books like they use to. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mitzi
It's the finest translation of Proust of all time, having been polished and buffed by a long succession of scholar/poet translators. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Miguel
For the first time, read it alone. A group will take too much time and turn the book into a social experience. You'll be bored at times, but just keep reading. Read morePublished 7 months ago by zz14
Filled with wisdom. Stop saying "One of these days I'm going to read Proust." Just begin, and don't stop after the first volume and think you didn't like it. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Christopher Clow