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À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs by Marcel Proust
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Mar 04, 2011

it was amazing

I just finished reading À l’ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs (In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower, as some translators would have it, or In a Budding Grove: anyway, the second volume of Marcel Proust’s À la recherche du temps perdu/In Search of Lost Time) yesterday [in 2013!] on the subway. How do we take an impression of experience, when experience is as fleeting as light–and we’re trying to capture it at the remove of distance and time? Many more thoughts here:


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March 4, 2011 – Started Reading
March 4, 2011 – Shelved
June 1, 2013 – Finished Reading

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Rebecca Wow. I am impressed and more than a little jealous of your skills.

Alison Well, I haven't actually read more than two pages yet! We'll see....

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Alison Thanks very much! I don't link on goodreads with people I haven't met, but I do on twitter.

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