In Search of Lost Time Vol.I

9788195514724

Promenade Classics, 2021

Language: ENGLISH

420 pages

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Swann's Way, the first volume, introduces the novel's major themes and its unnamed narrator, an introspective man drawn, in his youth, to fashionable society. Swann's way begins with the narrator's reminiscences of early childhood - including, famously, his evocative memory of eating a pastry called a madeleine - and his family's various neighbors and acquaintances. He then turns his focus to the wealthy connoisseur Charles Swann and his obsessive relationship with the vulgar but radiant courtesan Odette, chronicling in detail the milieu in which it is enacted and its unfortunate effects on him.