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In the shadow of young girls in flower

Author: Marcel Proust; James Grieve
Publisher: London ; New York : Allen Lane, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower is Proust’s dissection of male and female adolescence, charged with the narrator’s memories of Paris and the Normandy seaside. At the heart of the story lie his relationships with his grandmother and with the Swann family. Proust introduces some of his greatest comic inventions, from the magnificently dull M. de Norpois to the enchanting Robert de Saint-Loup. It is memorable as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Proust; James Grieve
ISBN: 0713996056 9780713996050
OCLC Number: 50271380
Description: xv, 553 pages ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs.
Responsibility: Marcel Proust ; translated and with an introduction and notes by James Grieve.

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This translation of one of the classic novels of the 20th century emphasizes its comic aspect, showing a Proust more sharply engaged and lucid than is generally accepted. The aim is to make Proust  Read more...

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