The Captive

Marcel Proust

The Captive, by Marcel Proust - click to see full size image

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This is Volume 5 of Proust's In Search Of Lost Time. The Narrator is living with Albertine in his family's apartment, to Françoise's distrust and his absent mother's chagrin. He marvels that he has come to possess her, but has grown bored with her. He mostly stays home, but has enlisted Andrée to report on Albertine's whereabouts, as his jealousy remains.

№ 5 in the In Search Of Lost Time series.

This book has 239 pages in the PDF version. This is a translation by C. K. Scott Moncrieff and was originally published in 1923.

Production notes: This ebook of The Captive was published by Global Grey ebooks on the 25th January 2021. The artwork used for the cover is 'Portrait of Robert de Montesquiou' by Giovanni Boldini.

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