Literary Memories 18 November: Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust

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Author: Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust

Dates: 10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922

Nationality: French

Title of Book: Sodom and Gomorrah

As we know, well before going that day (the day when the Princesse de Guermantes’s soirée was taking place) to pay the call on the Duc and Duchesse that I have just recounted, I had been watching out for their return and had, in the course of my vigil, made a discovery, involving M. de Charles in particular, but so significant in itself that up until now, when I am able to give it the position and dimensions it requires, I have put off reporting it. I had, as I have said, abandoned the splendid vantage point, so comfortably installed at the top of the house, from where you can take in the uneven inclines by which assent is made to…

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