Within a Budding Grove, Part 2

  • by Marcel Proust
  • Narrated by Neville Jason
  • 3 hrs and 48 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Within a Budding Grove, Part 1 is the first volume of Proust's monumental, seven volume, quasi-autobiographical novel Remembrance of Things Past, , in which young Marcel falls under the spell of an enchanting group of adolescent girls. At first, intoxicated by their beauty and athletic energy, he finds it difficult to choose between them. But gradually he finds himself drawn to the beautiful Albertine, without guessing how much she is to mean to him in the future.
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Audible Editor Reviews

In the second of the seven novels that make up Remembrance of Things Past, the young narrator, Marcel, and his grandmother visit the seaside resort of Balbec for his health. Neville Jason seamlessly portrays the parade of characters with subtle changes in inflection - whether Robert de Saint-Loup or Albertine Simenon. In addition to selecting the lyrical piano interludes, Jason has shaped each scene in his clear, measured presentation so the irony, humor and richness of Proust's observations engage the listener intimately.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 27-11-2000
  • Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks