Clive James, Gate of Lilacs. A Verse Commentary on Proust, Picador, 2016
Over a period of fifteen years Clive James learned French by almost no other method than reading À la recherche du temps perdu. Then he spent half a century trying to get up to speed with Proust’s great novel in two different languages. Gate of Lilacs is the unique product of James’s love and engagement with Proust’s eternal masterpiece.
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