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978-0-14-303907-5 / 0143039075

In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower

by Proust, Marcel

Publisher:Penguin Group

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower is Prousts spectacular dissection of male and female adolescence, charged with the narrators 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 narrators lifethe Baron de Charlus and the mysterious Albertine.

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