Books: Proust

THE PAST RECAPTURED—Marcel Proust —A. & C. Boni.

Proustians, whose numbers are growing in all Western lands, say that the late great Marcel Proust (died Nov. 18, 1922), half-Jew, half-snob, wholehearted rememberer of his past, was the ranking writer of his time. With U. S. publication of The Past Recaptured, seventh and last part of his gigantic "novel," The Remembrance of Things Past, which crept into print in France from 1913 to 1926, U. S. Proustians may now read their Bible from Genesis to Revelations, without...

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