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4.06 out of 54.06 out of 54.06 out of 54.06 out of 54.06 out of 5 4.06 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Marcel Proust Narrator: Neville Jason Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2000 ISBN:
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Within a Budding Grove, Part 2 is the second volume of Proust's monumental, seven volume, quasi-autobiographical novel Remembrance of Things Past, , in which young Marcel falls under the spell of an enchanting group of adolescent girls. At first, intoxicated by their beauty and athletic energy, he finds it difficult to choose between them. But gradually he finds himself drawn to the beautiful Albertine, without guessing how much she is to mean to him in the future. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ke | 4/10/2011

    " The philosophical and artistic themes were interesting though. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lemar | 3/24/2011

    " Lovely, a moment captured in amber. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Paul | 2/8/2011

    " “...Pleasures are like photographs: in the presence of the person we love, we take only negatives, which we develop later, at home, when we have at our disposal once more our inner dark room, the door of which it is strictly forbidden to open while others are present....” "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Reed | 2/5/2011

    " I like it, more when he's not moping over Gilberte. But please, it's wonderful, a whole world. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Boxwhatbox | 1/2/2011

    " A continuation of the first book with even more passion for the emotional expression of life. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Maggie | 10/15/2010

    " second of seven volumes. excellent. merits all the standards applied to it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Karen | 7/25/2010

    " Más agotador que Por el Camino de Swann, nos interiozamos en la Memoria y su teoría que presenta Proust. Suficiente. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bob | 2/23/2010

    " In which our hero discovers gurls. "

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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.

About the Narrator

Neville Jason is an award–winning narrator, as well as a television and stage actor. He has earned eight AudioFile Earphones Awards and been a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. He is a former member of the Old Vic Company, the English Stage Company, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the Birmingham Repertory Company. While training at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, he was awarded the diction prize by Sir John Gielgud.