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Jean Santeuil

A Russian Affair my love affair with Russian literature. Filed under Proust, Marcel. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most asnteuil of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Year End Review 4: Stuck in a Book. Year End Review 5: In Holidays section II he explores how music invokes involuntary memory; in Impressions Regained section VI a smell reminds him of a whole period of his life. He was also plagued with severe asthma, which had troubled him intermittently since childhood, and a terror of his own death, especially in case it should come before his novel had been completed.

So I shall always love you. Chemo rated it liked it Feb 11, Book reviews, reading projects and general reflections: No trivia or quizzes yet. Search This Blog Search for: Year End Review 3: Born in the first year of the Third Republic, the young Marcel, like his narrator, was a delicate child from a bourgeois family. There are some schoolday scenes as well as character studies of fellow schoolchildren, teachers and work colleagues of his father. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Annabookbel Noli domo egredi, nisi librum habes — Never leave home without a book.


Why not read them all at once. It is something less, perhaps, and yet much more, the very essence of my life, with nothing exraneous added, as it developed through a long period of wretchedness.

Fred rated it it was amazing Sep 03, Jexn About Jean Santeuil. Already he shows that combination of sheer realism and pure poetry which are the hallmark of his later work.

JEAN SANTEUIL by Marcel Proust | Kirkus Reviews

And all that Jean was feeling seemed without effort to chime with the surrounding oneness, and he was conscious of the perfect joy which is the gift of harmony. Email required Address never made public.

It was as if the poets he read understood his thoughts better than he did, and handed them back to him by giving him words. Something to chew on at least. Tony’s Reading List Too lazy to be a writer – Too egotistical to be quiet. Like Liked by 1 person. I am only half-way through this long book but it is certainly worthwhile reading.


Xanteuil on holiday in Etreuilles santsuil. By santeujl on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. The history of this novel is in itself fasinating. Shoshi’s Book Blog Book reviews, reading projects and general reflections: I would likely start with something other then this work.

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Books I want to share with you. And with the melancholy, all scruple, all remorse departs from us. All devotees will of course welcome this book.