Books: Telescope

THE CAPTIVE*—Marcel Proust—translated by Scott Moncrieff—A. & C. Boni ($3).

Although he died seven years ago (November 1922), Author Proust's seven-part novel Remembrance of Things Past has not yet been completely published in English. Of that super-novel, The Captive is Part Five, a novel in itself. Published currently, its story is as follows:

Albertine has blue, almond-shaped eyes and her black hair ripples. Jealous of her girl friends, unable to do without her in her absence yet often feeling bored in her presence, the "I" of the story takes Albertine to live with him...

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