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    How Proust Can Change Your Life (CD-Audio) By (author) Alain de Botton, Read by Nicholas Bell

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    DescriptionFor anyone who ever wondered what Marcel Proust had in mind when he wrote the one-and-a-quarter-million words of In Search of Lost Time (while bedridden no less), Alain de Botton has the answer. For, in this stylish, erudite and frequently hilarious book, de Botton dips deeply into Proust's life and work - his fiction, letter, and conversations - and distils from them that rare self-help manual: one that is actually helpful. Here, tendered in prose almost as luminous as it's subject?s, is advice on cultivating friendships, suffering successfully, recognising love and understanding why you should never sleep with someone on the first date. And here, too, is a generously perceptive literary biography that suggests that the master is as relevant today as he was in fin de si?cle Paris.


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    Title
    How Proust Can Change Your Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alain de Botton, Read by Nicholas Bell
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 191 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 23 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781743141311
    ISBN 10: 1743141319
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    BISAC V2.8: PHI000000
    BIC subject category V2: HP
    Ingram Subject Code: JI
    B&T General Subject: 725
    LC classification: BF
    DC21: 100
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    DC22: 100
    BIC subject category V2: VSPM
    Abridged Dewey: 153
    BISAC V2.8: SEL021000
    Thema V1.0: VSPM, QD
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    Bolinda Audio
    Imprint name
    Bolinda Audio
    Publication date
    12 November 2012