Marcel Proust - A life

Reissued with a new preface to commemorate the first publication of "a la recherche du temps perdu" one hundred years ago, " Marcel Proust" portrays in abundant detail the extraordinary life and times of one of the greatest literary voices of the twentieth century. "An impeccably researched and well-paced narrative that brings vividly and credibly to life not only the writer himself but also the changing world he knew."--Roger Pearson, "New York Times Book Review" "William C. Carter is Proust's definitive biographer."--Harold Bloom Named a Notable Book of 2000 by the "New York Times Book Review"