By Patrick Alexander
An available, irreverent advisor to 1 of the main admired—and entertaining—novels of the prior century. there isn't any different consultant like this; a uncomplicated and engaging access into the marvelously stress-free international of Proust.
At seven volumes, 3 thousand pages, and greater than 400 characters, in addition to a towering recognition as a literary vintage, Proust’s novel can look daunting. yet even though all started a century in the past, in 1909, it really is in truth as enticing and correct to our occasions as ever. Patrick Alexander is captivated with Proust’s genius and appeal—he calls the paintings “outrageously bawdy and very funny”—and in his consultant he makes it extra obtainable to the overall reader via targeted plot summaries, old and cultural history, a advisor to the fifty most crucial characters, maps, kinfolk timber, illustrations, and a short biography of Proust. crucial for readers and publication teams at present studying Proust and who wish aid maintaining a tally of the massive solid and complex plot, this Reader’s advisor can be a superb creation for college kids and new readers and a memory-refresher for long-time fanatics.