How Proust Can Change Your Life

de Botton, Alain

| 1997

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?What a marvellous book this is . . . de Botton dissects what [Proust] had to say about friendship, reading, looking carefully, paying attention taking your time, being alive and adds his own delicious commentary. The result is an intoxicating as it is wise, amusing as well as stimulating, and presented in so fresh a fashion as to be unique . . . I could not stop, and now much start all over again.? Brian Masters, Mail on Sunday ?De Botton not only has a complete understanding of Proust?s life . . . but what is particularly charming about this small, readable book is its tongue-in-cheek benignity, its lightly held erudition and its generous way of lending itself to what is not only the greatest book of the century but also the darkest and the most eccentric? Edmund White, Observer ?It contains more human interest and play of fancy than most fiction . . . de Botton, in emphasizing...

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Eva Jmting Lundh

2012-07-04

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Det r ganska bra att lsa den hr boken nr man kanske bara lst Proust etta och tva. Man funderar ver vad en polomssa kan tnkas vara och om hur Albertine var.

Adrien Combier Hogg

2010-01-19

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Rtt trevlig. Knns dock "viktad" till litteraturvetare och litteraturhistoriker vilket gr att det ibland knns lite som kurslitteratur p universitetet. P plussidan finner vi intressanta och ibland roliga anekdoter samt ett lrorikt stt att ta sig an Prousts "P spaning efter den tid som flytt".

Tor von Geijer

2009-09-21

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Festliga anekdoter. Speciellt om Prousts frukostvanor.