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Swann's Way Summary
Marcel Proust

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Swann's Way Summary

Plot Summary

Swann's Way, Remembrance of Things Past was written by Marcel Proust. It was originally written in French, and Swann's Way is just a portion of the entire manuscript. This edition is translated by C. K. Scott Moncrieff and Terence Kilmartin. It is set in France, during an unspecified time, probably late 1800's, early 1900's.

The book is comprised of four parts, narrated by an unidentified French gentleman, remembering his life as a boy, and centered around another older man named Charles Swann. The Narrator begins his story by describing his lifelong inability to sleep well. He is unhappy to be in his room alone and thinks of ways to bring his beloved mother into his room for additional attention. Every piece of furniture in the room, including the walls, drapes and lamp, is described in detail. The Narrator further tells the reader of the emotions evoked by each...

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