In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower by Marcel Proust
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In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower
By Marcel Proust

In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower

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In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower by Marcel Proust

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In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower is Proust s spectacular 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. As a meditation on different forms of love, In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower has no equal. Here, 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 well for the first appearance of the two figures who for better or worse are to dominate the narrator s life the Baron de Charlus and the mysterious Albertine. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143039075
ISBN-10: 0143039075
Format: Paperback / softback
(211mm x 145mm x 38mm)
Imprint: The Penguin Press
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 24-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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