The Guermantes Way by Marcel Proust

The Guermantes Way

À la recherche du temps perdu #3

Marcel Proust with Mark Treharne (Translator)

640 pages first pub 1920 (editions)

fiction classics challenging reflective slow-paced

Description

The third volume of one of the greatest novels of the twentieth centuryMark Treharne's acclaimed new translation of The Guermantes Way will introduce a new generation of American readers to the literary richness of Marcel Proust. The third volume ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 354 reviews

Moods

reflective 100%
challenging 65%
emotional 20%
funny 20%
relaxing 20%
sad 15%
informative 10%
dark 5%
inspiring 5%
lighthearted 5%
mysterious 5%
tense 5%

Pace

slow 86%
medium 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 77% | A mix: 22%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 47% | Yes: 36% | No: 15%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | No: 26% | Yes: 26% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 72% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 76% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 5%

Average rating

4.18

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