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In Search of Lost Time: v. 5: The Prisoner and the Fugitive

In Search of Lost Time: v. 5: The Prisoner and the Fugitive

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By (author) Marcel Proust, Translated by Carol Clark, Translated by Peter Collier, Edited by Christopher Prendergast

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  • Publisher: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Format: Paperback | 720 pages
  • Dimensions: 126mm x 198mm x 32mm | 458g
  • Publication date: 2 October 2003
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0141180358
  • ISBN 13: 9780141180359
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 38,727

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Since the original prewar translation there has been no completely new rendering of the French original into English. This translation brings to the fore a more sharply engaged, comic and lucid Proust. "In Search of Lost Time" is one of the greatest, most entertaining reading experiences in any language. As the great story unfolds from its magical opening scenes to its devastating end, it is the Penguin Proust that makes Proust accessible to a new generation. Each volume is translated by a different, superb translator working under the general editorship of Professor Christopher Prendergast, University of Cambridge.

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Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is now generally viewed as the greatest French novelist and perhaps the greatest European novelist of the 20th century.