Wednesday, December 30, 2020

“Rheumatism rather than literature”

The narrator wants to be a writer. M. de Norpois, former ambassador, knows of a friend’s son with the same ambition:

Marcel Proust, In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower, trans. James Grieve (New York: Penguin, 2002).

I had planned to end my sentence-a-day posts with the end of Swann’s Way. But I had to share this sentence.

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comments: 2

Pete said...

Debilitating but not fatal. Here’s wishing you a vastly better 2021, Michael.

Michael Leddy said...

Same to you and yours, Pete.