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Within a budding grove

Author: Marcel Proust
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Modern Library edView all editions and formats
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First published in 1919, Within a Budding Grove was awarded the Prix Goncourt, bringing the author immediate fame. In this second volume of In Search of Lost Time, the narrator turns from the childhood reminiscences of Swann's Way to memories of his adolescence. Having gradually become indifferent to Swann's daughter Gilberte, the narrator visits the seaside resort of Balbec with his grandmother and meets a new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922.
Within a budding grove.
New York : Modern Library, 1992
(OCoLC)629273573
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Proust
ISBN: 067960006X 9780679600060
OCLC Number: 26211984
Description: xiii, 749 pages ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs.
Responsibility: Marcel Proust ; translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin ; revised by D.J. Enright.

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First published in 1919, Within a Budding Grove was awarded the Prix Goncourt, bringing the author immediate fame. In this second volume of In Search of Lost Time, the narrator turns from the childhood reminiscences of Swann's Way to memories of his adolescence. Having gradually become indifferent to Swann's daughter Gilberte, the narrator visits the seaside resort of Balbec with his grandmother and meets a new object of attention--Albertine, "a girl with brilliant, laughing eyes and plump, matt cheeks."

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