Swann's Way

  • by Marcel Proust
  • Narrated by Neville Jason
  • 3 hrs and 50 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Swann's Way is the first part of Marcel Proust's monumental, seven volume Remembrance of Things Past. Here, Proust's vision, psychological understanding and vivid powers of description combine to create one of the most poetic and magical works in all literature. For lovers of the original text there are new delights to be found in this audiobook version, while those discovering the work for the first time may be surprised to find it so accessible.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Reading Proust's great work, Remembrance of Things Past, may be daunting, but listening is a riveting experience, an insightful, often funny, poetical exploration of character, place, emotion and idea. In this section, the young narrator recalls the elaborate social etiquette and conventions among Combray's first families. Neville Jason is a master at characterizing the multitude of voices and guides us seamlessly through time. After a sampling of this classic, we are tantalized and long to continue.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-06-2001
  • Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks