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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,498 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Marcel Proust Narrator: Neville Jason Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Accidentally witnessing an encounter between the Baron de Charlus and the tailor Jupien opens Marcel's eyes to a world hidden from him until now. Meanwhile his love for Albertine is poisoned by the suspicion that she is attracted to her own sex. Sodom and Gomorrah (Cities of the Plain), Part I, the fourth volume of Marcel Proust's monumental, seven volume Remembrance of Things Past, addresses the subject of homosexual love with insight and understanding. Marcel continues his voyage of discovery though the homosexual world in Sodom and Gomorrah, Part 2, also available from audible.com®. Download and start listening now!


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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Heather | 2/11/2014

    " Sometimes delicious, sometimes a slog, though I've been reading it so slowly, in fits and starts, that I'm not sure I've got anything cohesive to say about it. Bits and pieces: gay gay gay, the social world and all the humor in it, jealousy, grief, spring and wanting, pettiness, habit and stasis vs. newness and possibility: a long slow summer, learning a place. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Elizabeth | 12/31/2013

    " I really didn't like this one much. Only one in which I skipped over certain passages. But ambitious writing and serious attempt to deal with homosexuality, which I am not qualified to judge. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by D | 12/16/2013

    " The world turns (literally?), the Dreyfus Affair resolved, the adventures of Baron Charlus! and a late encounter with Bloch's uncle, M. Nissim Bernard. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Bennett | 12/14/2013

    " The worst of the lot. But fragrant! "

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About the Author
Author Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust (1871–1922) was a French novelist, essayist, and critic, best known as the author of Remembrance of Things Past, a monumental work of fiction published in seven parts from 1913 to 1927.