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Within a Budding Grove

Within a Budding Grove (In Search of Lost Time, #2) - Marcel Proust, C.K. Scott Moncrieff, Terence Kilmartin, D.J. Enright

bookshelves: autumn-2013, series, fradio, france, published-1918, bellybutton-mining

Read on November 14, 2013

Marcel recalls the awakening of passion and his painful transition from boy to man. Stars James Wilby and Imogen Stubbs.

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'Why does everybody like this?'

Found this bed-head notcher to be more interesting than Swann's Way; it is a little more structured, however the repetitions, with just a little deviation each time, can either be wearisome or one can let oneself just immerse.

2* Swann's Way
2.5* Within a Budding Grove