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How to Read Proust – An Accessible Guide to the Greatest Novelist of All Time

Patrick McGuinness

67 mins watch time

Posted August 2020

Culture

He may be the most acclaimed and influential novelist of all time, but for most of us, reading Proust remains a daunting prospect, one best saved for the future. However, novelist and scholar Patrick McGuinness doesn’t want us to leave this deeply philosophical masterwork alone. His hands-on guide will make your voyage ‘in search of lost time’ easy, fun and accessible without requiring you to be a committed literary aficionado.