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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 2 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 7 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 7 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 8 months ago by Love the 19th century