Remembrance of Things Past: Within a Budding Grove (Hardcover)

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By Marcel Proust, Stephane Heuet (Adapted by), Stanislas Brezet (Adapted by)
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This is book number 1 in the Remembrance of Things Past (NBM ComicsLit) series.

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Proust, now a teenager, describes his first separation from his mother, a vacation taken in a high class beach resort in Normandy. Besides the fleeting visions of young girls, he also keenly observes, without acidity but detached amusement, the petty sophistry of the French upper class in its genteel environs, safely removed from the lower ones. "An important social question is to know whether the pane of glass will always protect the feast of the marvelous beasts and if the obscure people peering at them through the night will not come and pick them out of their aquarium and eat them."


Product Details
ISBN: 9781561633203
ISBN-10: 1561633208
Publisher: Nantier Beall Minoustchine Publishing
Publication Date: June 1st, 2002
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Remembrance of Things Past (NBM ComicsLit)