Remembrance of Things Past is one of the two or three best books ever written. It is full of social, pyschological, socio-economic, quality life, and meaning of death insights. For these reasons this book can be reread many times in a life and discover something new each time. Proust was truly inspired when he wrote these volumes
Proust compares to many existential novelists, for example Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Camus.
Neville Jason interpretation and presentation is perfect.
You can't make this book into a film would be the tag line. Alternatively ... skip the film, read!
Proust's writing is beautiful and his insights of life and death breath-taking.
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