Steven Bachmann. Illustrated by Van Howell.
The life and work of French novelist Marcel Proust,
author of the modernist classic In Search of Lost
Time (A la recherché du temps perdu, 7 vols,
1913–1927). A clear, concise guide and critical
review of one of the most difficult – yet widely
taught – works of French literature; a compelling
biography of one of its most colorful figures; a
portrait of his times.