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The Guermantes Way

The Guermantes Way - Christopher Prendergast, Mark Treharne, Marcel Proust

bookshelves: radio-4x, france, fradio, autumn-2013

Read from November 15 to 16, 2013

Marcel discovers the staggering gulf between the fantasy and the reality of childhood enchantments. Stars James Wilby.

'Tell me, does the Queen of Sweden still look like a daschund?'

I wonder if Kjærstad and Proust mental styles are really as different as Guermantes and Swann Way, or if it is just an illusion.

2* Swann's Way
2.5* Within a Budding Grove
3* The Guermantes Way