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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (32 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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In The Guermantes Way, Part 1, the third volume of Marcel Proust's monumental, seven volume Remembrance of Things Past, Marcel penetrates the inner sanctum of Paris high society and falls in love with the fascinating Duchesse de Guermantes. With his unmatched powers of observation Proust vividly describes the struggles for political, social, and sexual supremacy played out beneath a veneer of elegant manners. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Cameron | 4/14/2011

    " Another sublime installment in the series. I returned to the Moncrieff translation after reading the second book by Grieves. I found Grieves' take on Proust's winding prose infinitely more accessible, but I learned the remaining four volumes are not available in the US with his translation. Bummer. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Colinb | 11/27/2010

    " gooooooooood........too much hanging out in salons though "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jody | 5/2/2010

    " Terrible people, really. And no, you're never getting out of the salon. "

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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.