Remembrance of Things Past, Part 2: Within a Budding Grove
In this conclusion to this section of Proust’s classic, we get to understand what he means by 'budding grove.’ As the summer on the beach winds down, the adolescent Proust is increasingly smitten by the young beauties his age he passes by but never gets to meet... until a well-known painter gives him that very chance. The romantic anticipation, the teasing sensations, the fantasized expectations mixed with the summer sun, the sea breeze... some things never change.
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REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST: Vol. I: CombrayUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
This comic-book version of Proust's masterpiece caused quite a stir when it first appeared in France, but the hoopla is undeserved. Heuet's adaptation is neither a disgrace nor a work of genius; it's ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Niecierpek - LibraryThing
It’s an adaptation of the fist volume of Proust’s _Remembrance of Things Past_ - the boyhood in Combray period. It was interesting for me to read, as I read the original (some of it, never all of it ... Read full review