Vintage Classics In Search Lost Time 5
‘In search of lost time’ is Proust’s masterpiece and was described by Somerset Maugham as the greatest novel of the 20th century. This edition contains notes, addenda and synopses.
THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION
In the two novels – The Captive and The Fugitive – contained in this volume, Proust’s narrator is living in his mother’s apartment in Paris with his lover, Albertine. However, this is far from an idyllic state of affairs. His obsessive love for her means that their relationship is shadowed by jealousy and headed for tragedy.