How Proust Can Change Your Life

Alain De Botton (Author)
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Description

As relevant today as they were at the turn of the century, Proust's life and work are transformed here into a no-nonsense guide to, among other things, enjoying your vacation, reviving a relationship, achieving original and uncliched articulation, being a good host, recognizing love, and understanding why you should never sleep with someone on a first date. It took de Botton to find the inspiration in Proust's essays, letters, and fiction and, perhaps even more surprising, to draw out a vivid and clarifying portrait of the master from between the lines of his work.

Product Details

Price
$16.00  $14.72
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
April 28, 1998
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.6 X 7.98 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780679779155
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About the Author

Alain de Botton was born in 1969. He is the author of the novels On Love, The Romantic Movement, and Kiss and Tell; his work has been translated into sixteen languages. He lives in Washington, D.C., and London.