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St has been confined to overly dusty shelves The Guide is obviously an ffort to make Proust relevant and to gain him readersWhile the deeper graver parts of A Remembrance are overlooked the humor and bawdiness is genuinely in the original work A first time reader scrambling to keep straight all the different Guermantes could Wicked Lies (Men of Summer, easily miss itThus recommended if you want a light fun guide to what can otherwise be rather morose This guide is both fascinating and infomative As a Proust fanatic I am very impressed by the guide which is so interesting and salient I read Proust intermittently and have finished the first 4 books I find this book very useful as a guide to the characters places and timeline of Search for Lost Time The author also gives a summary ofach volume It is not a text book which for me is a good thing as it is written in plain English I highly recommend this book if you want to read Proust It took me about 30 years to finish Swann s way and once I did it took a mere couple of months to finish the remaining six books I became addicted to its wonderand Grave Tattoo even its dullness This Guide does a superb job not only ofnlightening the readers Georgia and the Tycoon experience but articulating Proust s inner music structure and intricacy Fortunately it leaves what isnigmatic and ambiguous alone and never attempts to muck around with critical
analysis and academic theory Nor does it fawn over or try to ameliorate whole sections that are maddeningly and academic theory Nor does it fawn over or try to ameliorate whole sections that are maddeningly in the novel they are part of the Churchills Trial experience and come with the territory if you hang on for another hundred pages you ll get the ride of your life The Guide is a superb job of its kind and almost makes me want to read all the books again I ve read In Remembrance of Things Past twice in itsntirety Therefore I njoyed reading Peter Alexander s witty and concise guide to the massiv. Kground a guide to the fifty most important characters maps family trees illustrations and a brief biography of Proust Essential for readers and book groups currently reading Proust and who want help keeping track of the huge cast and intricate plot this Readers Guide is also a wonderful introduction for students and new readers and a memory refresher for long time fan. Haven t had time to absorb but
the layout and looking forward to the contents at greater depth This book is an immensely njoyable read written in clear non academic prose The author s Lakeside Redemption enthusiasm for Proust is clear from the outset and catching too If you ve tackled Proust before or if you intend to this is a book you will need In the first section Patrick Alexanderlegantly summarises the plot of ach volume providing plenty of uotations Next follows a guide to the many characters and the book concludes with biographical and historical material to place A la recherche in context Just as Harry Blamires guide is indispensable when tackling Ulysses and Brian Boyd s Nabokov s Pale Fire for understanding the complexities and hidden pleasures of that book so too does this reader s guide make a roaring lion of a read seem like an approachable pussy cat The author knows his stuff I have a three volume set of In Search of Lost Time and since reading Alexander s book I have got into it The whole thing is a revelation If you have not the time nor the inclination to read dibble in In Search of
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Lost Time get this book It helps a great deal to understand what Proust was trying to Time get this book It helps a great deal to understand what Proust was trying to with his novel It really is very funny and in some cases uite hilarious both books Winter is on its way and I would suggest this book as well as Proust s to heat up the winter chill I am sure this is a decent discussion but it is meant to be a reader s guide and is a non academic work Yet it is loaded with spoilers from very
early in the book so I stopped using it which is a pity I should note by in the book so I stopped using it which is a pity I should note by way that I ordered it from but the book I was sent had the cover for the guide to Proust but inside was Jane Austin s Sense and Sensibility That is rather humorous but just to be sure that did not happen again I ordered my next copy An accessible irreverent guide to one of the most admiredand ntertainingnovels of the past century Rememberance of Things Past There is no other guide like this; a user friendly and Second Time Loving enticingntry into the marvelously njoyable world of Proust At seven volumes three thousand pages and than four hundred characters as well as a towering reputation as a literary classic. Lsewhere I assume has it
AT THIS POINT I READ this point I first read of Proust as a student In middle age I picked it up again and am hooked This book is a fantastic aid to reading understanding and appreciating la recherche du temps perdu I am so glad I bought it Thank you I have attempted to read Proust magnum opus on a few occasions but haven t got very far As Patrick Alexander xplains with an imaginative analogy it is is rather like scaling a high wall to a beautiful garden and inside are delights to be foundThis reader is a an Dark Awakening excellent insight into the work Itxplains and Hawks Way (Hawks Way elucidates the work with all the characters describedIt will certainly help with the reading the work and give added incentives to tackle it I started reading A La Recherche du Temps Perdu 55yrs ago and am 13 the way This book certainly tells you what s going on throughout so much so that I am no longer going to spend time trying to get to thend Sorry Marcel but I ve succumbed to the Cliff Notes syndrome The Raul Ruiz film is interesting too while covering very little of the 3000 page ground As I finish reading the 7 volumes for the second time I am transcribing my favorite aphorisms and descriptions for a vademecum The universality of the Family Men experiences the author relates and the people he describes make thisveryman s autobiography regardless of time and place The rhythm of the prose is uniue in its haunting musicality rolling on in Creative Participation enormous waves ofxperience At first I was dubious of Patrick Alexander s Guide to Proust His Remembrance is a tale with substantial narrative arc along with much humor and bawdinessThe anguished young man who critiues society replaces the rituals of Christianity with the salons and art of the Belle poue and offers acute observations on human nature is strangely absentBut maybe that is not so bad Too long Prou. Prousts novel can seem daunting But though begun a century ago in 1909 it is in fact as Sabina Spielrein engaging and relevant to our times asver Patrick Alexander is passionate about Prousts genius and appealhe calls the work outrageously bawdy and xtremely funnyand in his guide he makes it accessible to the general reader through detailed plot summaries historical and cultural bac.