Sunday, November 18, 2012

RIP: Marcel Proust: July 10, 1871 - November 18, 1922

Marcel Proust's deathbed, preserved at Musée Carnavalet in Paris.
Bedside table; pen, ink, manuscript book.

1 comment:

  1. Oh Geo...I remember being there!!!!! I ached to touch the chair ;-)...I didn't...

    "Every reader finds himself. The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself."

    I'd love to have heard him speak..I wonder how his voice sounded...sweet dreams Marcel sweet dreams