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In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 3

In Search Of Lost Time, Vol 3

Random House. 2010

THE ACCLAIMED FULLY REVISED EDITION OF THE SCOTT MONCRIEFF AND KILMARTIN TRANSLATION In The Guermantes Way Proust's narrator recalls his initiation into the dazzling world of Parisian high society. Looking back over his time in the glamorous salons of the aristocracy, he satirises this shallow world and his own youthful infatuation with it. His observations, and his experiences with his lover Albertine, also educate him in the volatile nature of desire as he walks the path towards adulthood.

Travels in West Africa

Travels in West Africa

A sensitive ethnologist and naturalist, after being freed from a life as a housekeeper and nurse by the death of her parents and brother, Mary Kingsley travelled and recorded tribal customs and beliefs.

Travels in West Africa

Travels in West Africa

The Floating Press. 2009

Supported by a family inheritance that gave her £500 a year, Mary Henrietta Kingsley traveled to Africa to complete the book her father had started. The subject was the culture of Africa and Kingsley stayed with local people while she learned to survive in the African jungles, studied cannibal tribes, discovered new species of fish, and climbed Mount Cameroon by a route untouched by any European before her. Kingsley's ideas greatly influenced European ideas about Africa and the African...

In Search of Lost Time: The Guermantes way

In Search of Lost Time: The Guermantes way

The Boy Scouts on the Trail

The Boy Scouts on the Trail