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Marcel Proust
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Marcel Proust, selected letters, 1880-1903 (1983 edition), HarperCollins - ISBN: 9780002118729
Marcel Proust
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pt.4. Cities of the plain. pt.5. The captive. pt.6. The sweet cheat gone. pt.7. The past recaptured (1934 edition)
Marcel Proust
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Remembrance of things Past Cities of the Plain The Captive The Sweet Cheat Gone (1932 edition)
Marcel Proust
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In Search of Lost Time, Vol II: Within a Budding Grove (1919), "Place-Names: The Place"


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Born: July 10, 1871

Died: November 18, 1922 (aged 51)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist, critic

Bio: Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental À la recherche du temps perdu. It was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.

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