Timeless journey through memory and reflection, exploring the complexities of life and time. πŸ“š

🎧 Listening time: 5 hrs and 39 mins
⭐ Community rating: 4.4 / 5

πŸ“œ Introduction
πŸ” What is this audiobook about?
❓ Should I listen to it?

Introduction to In Search of Lost Time

In Search of Lost Time takes readers on a journey through the narrator’s recollections from childhood to adulthood in the high-society France of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It explores the concept of time’s passage and the search for meaning in a seemingly simple world.

What is In Search of Lost Time about?

In Search of Lost Time marked a significant break from the typical 19th-century novels that relied on realism and a linear plot, featuring characters driven by action or representing social and cultural values.

Although certain novel aspects explore themes like snobbery, jealousy, and suffering, it is not limited to a tightly woven plot or a predictable evolution. Instead, it embraces a diversity of perspectives and emphasizes the formation of individual experiences.

It touches on deep topics such as the role of memory, separation anxiety, the nature of art, and homosexuality.Β 

Should I listen to In Search of Lost Time audiobook?

Many consider the novel difficult, but it’s a great classic. It serves as an inspiring piece of hope for those who may feel disheartened, believing their lives are unfulfilled due to a lack of a clear purpose.

Above all, it highlights the enduring truth that it is never too late to embrace one’s true calling and pursue their genuine passion in life.

πŸ“ Book Author: Marcel Proust
πŸŽ™ Audiobook Narrators: James Wilby, Jonathan Firth, Harriet Walter, Imogen Stubbs, Corin Redgrave

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