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Swann in love

Author: Marcel Proust; Neville Jason
Publisher: [S.l.] : NAXOS Audiobooks, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Swann in love' is the continuation of 'Swann's way, ' the first part of Marcel Proust's monumental cycle 'Remembrance of things past.' It tells the story of man-about-town Charles Swann's passionate, tormented love affair with the courtesan Odette de Crécy, and of its surprising outcome. Set in the degenerate demi-monde of 19th century Paris as well as in the fashionable drawing rooms of the aristocracy, this new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Proust; Neville Jason
OCLC Number: 35209765
Notes: Compact discs (DDD).
Abridged (and with program notes)--by Neville Jason.
"Modern classics"--Container.
"Classic literature with classical music"--Container.
Performer(s): Read by Neville Jason.
Description: 3 sound discs [3:56:12] : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: The little clan at the Verdurins' (9:03) --
M. Swann- so ardent a lover (10:49) --
Odette de Crécy- a ravishing creature (8:23) --
Swann's first night at the Verdurins' (4:50) --
A new society for M. Swann (9:19) --
Memories of Vinteuil's sonata (5:52) --
Odette's charming entreaties (4:25) --
Tea at Odette de Crécy's (7:08) --
A search- and a rearrangement of orchids (10:25) --
Evening diversions (8:14) --
CD2. Comte de Forcheville- arrival at the Verdurins' (7:49) --
The first public slight- 'No orchid tonight?' (9:27) --
A fresh turn of the screw (13:35) --
Different carriages (7:02) --
Not tonight at the Verdurins' (6:49) --
A Wagnerian duplicity (11:17) --
Kept on tenterhooks (7:17) --
Music at the Marquise de Saint-Euverte's (6:16) --
The arrival of the Princess des Laumes (9:47) --
CD3. Vinteuil's sonata again (7:25) --
The question of Odette (11:50) --
More questions- 'procuresses?' (4:22) --
Daylight falling- waves against a cliff (9:22) --
Place names: the name (8:54) --
Gilberte- in a Poussin garden (4:51) --
Consumed by Gilbert (12:33) --
A special street- Swann's street (10:09) --
The disquieting acacias of the Bois de Boulogne (8:45).
Other Titles: Amour de Swann.
Responsibility: Marcel Proust.

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"'Swann in love' is the continuation of 'Swann's way, ' the first part of Marcel Proust's monumental cycle 'Remembrance of things past.' It tells the story of man-about-town Charles Swann's passionate, tormented love affair with the courtesan Odette de Crécy, and of its surprising outcome. Set in the degenerate demi-monde of 19th century Paris as well as in the fashionable drawing rooms of the aristocracy, this new audiobook brings to life the descriptive genius of the original novel"--Container.

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