Today would've been the 143rd bday of the author of In Search of Lost Time. Remember when I actually made it through Swann's Way? Yeah... I'm pretty awesome. #marcelproust #insearchoflosttime #swannsway #birthday
Some fun facts about Monsieur Proust as we continue our journey through the first volume of In Search of Lost Time. Proust's full name was Valentin Louis Georges Eugene Marcel Proust Proust struggled with asthma throughout his lifetime. He died from a bout of pneumonia on November 18, 1922. In Search of Lost Time was written after a self-imposed seclusion shortly after the passing of Proust's mother. It was published posthumously. The pages total 4,600 and features more th
... but this post is about something I read on Oprah.com.
Now I'd like to believe that, by this time, you've come to trust me. I promise I will never lead you astray- into a world where we read a book the instant we see the Oprah Book Club stamp on the front cover. But for now, please just take my word for it.
I am approximately 33% of the way through the first volume of In Search of Lost Time. And I will admit... I am completely enamored. I find myself reading Prous