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The Definitive Edition of REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PASTAlso known as ‘IN SEACH OF LOST TIME’“A great value edition of Proust’s masterpiece wonderfully presented for kindle. Moncrieff’s translation is the original and best.” Literary ClassicsIncludesMore The Definitive Edition of REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PASTAlso known as ‘IN SEACH OF LOST TIME’“A great value edition of Proust’s masterpiece wonderfully presented for kindle. Moncrieff’s translation is the original and best.” Literary ClassicsIncludes ALL seven volumes of this epic tale of obsession and love-illustrated with beautiful period images-complete and unabridged text of all seven volumes-formatted for kindle to improve your reading experience-linked table of contents to reach your chapter quickly-translation by Scott Moncrieff is widely considered a masterpiece in itself“One of the 1000 novels everyone must read.” Guardian“The greatest work of literature Ive ever read - a strong sentiment, but one I honestly feel.” Mark“It transports you to the tastes and hypocrisies and sexual mores and the societal comedy of turn-of-the-century Paris. At the same time, it plunges you deep into interior forces like obsessive love and corrosive jealousy and, of course, memory itself.” Rick Groen, The Globe and Mail“Every page of this book is packed with gorgeous, poetic writing and jaw-dropping, often hilarious psychological observation.” Mitchel“You are going to be charmed and also offended, sometimes disapproving, and occasionally bored. Quite often you are going to be impressed — his capacity for thinking things through is going to seem almost infinitely great. Mostly, though, if you are like I was, you are going to come to anticipate your daily what? — Dose? Encounter? Immersion? Meditation? — with greater and greater eagerness but also greater and greater languor. You are going to come, at least in your own way, to feel French. When you have finished “In Search of Lost Time,” you will be convinced that you know something visceral about Frenchness, and that that knowledge is important.” Jane Smiley, SalonREMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST is Proust’s astonishing masterpiece, one of the greatest works of the 20th Century, presented here in a specially designed edition for your kindle marking the 100th anniversary of its first publication. A book of amazing richness, it is at times moving, shocking, funny, and like life itself: opulent in complexity and detail.Sometimes titled IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME, this is many people’s choice of the greatest book of all time. Read it in this complete and unexpurgated edition and decide for yourself.