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The Guermantes way

Author: Marcel Proust; Neville Jason
Publisher: [Germany] : NAXOS Audio Books, 1997.
Series: Modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Proust penetrates the inner sanctum of Paris high society and falls in love with the fascinating Duchesse de Guermantes. With his unmatched powers of observation, Proust vividly describes the struggles for political, social and sexual supremacy played out beneath a veneer of elegant manners. In Part two, Marcel's entry continues into the highest circles of French aristocracy. Having renewed his acquaintance with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Proust; Neville Jason
ISBN: 9626341165 9789626341162 9626341416 9789626341414
OCLC Number: 39053705
Notes: Compact disc.
Abridged.
Performer(s): Read by Neville Jason.
Description: 6 sound discs in 2 v. (7 hr., 37 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Modern classics.
Other Titles: Côté de Guermantes.
Responsibility: Marcel Proust.

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Proust penetrates the inner sanctum of Paris high society and falls in love with the fascinating Duchesse de Guermantes. With his unmatched powers of observation, Proust vividly describes the struggles for political, social and sexual supremacy played out beneath a veneer of elegant manners. In Part two, Marcel's entry continues into the highest circles of French aristocracy. Having renewed his acquaintance with the enchanting Albertine, who now submits to his amorous advances, Proust finds himself pursued by the predatory Baron de Charlus.

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