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PROUST, M.: Remembrance of Things Past, Vol. 2: Within a Budding Grove: Part I (Abridged)


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PROUST, M.: Remembrance of Things Past, Vol. 2: Within a Budding Grove: Part I (Abridged)

Within a Budding Grove, Part One, continues Marcel Proust’s monumental cycle Remembrance of Things Past which has been described as ‘one of the greatest works of imagination of all time’. As the young narrator succumbs to the charms of the enchanting Gilberte, the author presents us with an unparalleled account of the pangs of adolescent love. Proust has created from the raw material of his life a work of art of unsurpassed originality, filled with his own uniquely sensitive and subtle spirit. Within a Budding Grove was awarded the Prix Goncourt in 1918.

Disc 1

  Within A Budding Grove: Part I
1.   Inviting The Marquis de Norpois To Dinner 00:09:44
2.   M. de Norpois Persuades My Father To Let Me Go To The Theatre 00:08:25
3.   My First Matinee - A Disappointment. 00:07:31
4.   Meeting M de Norpois Before Dinner 00:10:47
5.   The Church At Balbec 00:05:49
6.   Marriage And The Swanns 00:12:05
7.   'And Was Mme Swann's Daughter At The Dinner' 00:06:15
8.   My Father - Unexpected Kindnesses 00:03:14
9.   A New Year's Day Offering 00:08:38

Disc 2

  Within A Budding Grove: Part I
1.   'Neurotic Subjects Are Perhaps Less Addicted... ' 00:09:54
2.   Hopes For A Welcome At The Swanns Home 00:09:27
3.   The World Of Odette Swann 00:09:26
4.   'Le lunch' And Vinteuil's Sonata. 00:07:20
5.   Lunch With The Writer Bergotte 00:08:28
6.   Further Friendship With Bergotte 00:10:36
7.   Worldly Advice About Women From My Old Friend Bloch 00:06:00
8.   Good Intentions And Struggles With My Writing 00:05:26
9.   'The Last Time That I Called To See Gilberte, It Was Raining' 00:08:10

Disc 3

  Within A Budding Grove: Part I
1.   'Mme Swann Attached Great Importance To Her 'Tea' 00:08:14
2.   New Year's Day Again, An Unhappy Anniversary 00:06:38
3.   A Windfall Of Ten Thousand Francs - Now Not For Giving Pleasure But For Taking Pleasure... 00:08:26
4.   Walks With Mme Swann In The Avenue du Bois Near The Etoile 00:07:22
5.   Place - Names: The Place 00:08:37
6.   The Church At Balbec 00:08:21
7.   The Aftermath - Burning With Exhaustion 00:08:58
8.   Society At Balbec 00:04:56
9.   The Marquise de Villeparisis And My Grandmother's Principles 00:06:56
10.   Princesse de Luxembourg In A Stately Equipage, Plums And Wagner 00:11:00

Total Playing Time: 03:46:43

Proust, Marcel

Jason, Neville

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NA308812

Barcode: 0730099008822

Boxset: NAX25312

Physical Release: 06/1996

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