What a marvellous book this is ... de Botton dissects what (Proust) had to say about friendship, reading, looking carefully, paying attention taking your time, being alive and adds his own delicious commentary.
The result is an intoxicating as it is wise, amusing as well as stimulating, and presented in so fresh a fashion as to be unique ..
About the Author
Alain de Botton is the author of eight bestselling books including The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art of Travel and Essays in Love. He was born in 1969 and lives in London.
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Comments about How Proust Can Change Your Life:
A pleasurably light-hearted yet profound exploration of or set of friendly 'lessons' on Proust as person and as writer, giving entertainment and simple enlightenment on living with appreciation and fulfillment along the way.
Language: English , Spanish
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st June 1998
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0 x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.186
Edition Number: 1