Proust: Sodom and Gomorrah (unabridged)

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Proust: Sodom and Gomorrah (unabridged)

Catalogue No:

NA0099

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20

Release date:

5th June 2012

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9781843796121

Length:

26 hours 11 minutes

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Proust: Sodom and Gomorrah (unabridged)

Remembrance of Things Past Vol. 4


read by Neville Jason

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Marcel Proust: Sodom and Gomorrah (Unabridged)

Sodom and Gomorrah: Part 1

I was about to change my position again…

All that I have just said…

'So as not to lose the trail,' he went on…

Those of my readers who do not care to refer…

Their honour precarious…

It is with these professional organisations…

We need not pause here to consider…

Then the solitary languishes alone.

It is true that inverts…

Sodom and Gomorrah: Part 2 – Chapter 1

The person immediately in front of me…

I was buttonholed at that moment…

But in default of the pleasures sacrificed…

The distance between me and the garden door…

In any case, if there are transitions…

It was not so difficult…

One of these little accidents…

It was not so very long since…

While, before she had even left the entrance hall…

In any event, the names of Ibsen and D'Annunzio…

Assuredly, if it had been only Oriane…

M. de Charlus would, no doubt, readily have compromised…

'Talking of Dreyfusards,' I said…

I was longing to know…

'Well, the fact is, I shall not be in Paris,' the Duchess answered…

Just as I reached this room…

There are certain Israelites…

At this moment, Mme de Surgis entered the room…

Swann having caught sight of me came over…

For my part, I was furious…

'Suppose we took a turn in the garden, Sir,' I said to Swann…

As for the great nobles, her kinsmen…

To give an example of quite secondary importance…

And so, seeking now only to give myself…

'You must make up your mind to let me fix up…'

While we were going downstairs…

'Well!' said the Duchess to me…

Such was, in addition to great honesty…

I was tortured by the incessant recurrence…

Lives entrenched behind five or six lines of defence…

When I discovered afterwards…

I ceased for some time to see Albertine…

It is true that the Verdurins…

Gilberte, too, helped to strengthen her mother's position…

The Heart's Intermissions

But I had long since given up trying…

Now, inasmuch as the self…

But as soon as I had succeeded in falling asleep…

And yet the day before, on my arrival…

On the card that was brought me…

She had the misfortune…

I went straight up to my room…

To be sure, I suffered agonies all that day…

Chapter 2

I, who in my childhood…

It would be untrue…

This pride did not prevent him from accepting…

It was not this evening…

From, however, not one o'clock in the morning…

'Very well, that's settled, I'm off,' she said…

One day, outside the Grand Hotel…

The dowager Marquise could not find words…

But I might have been far more familiar still…

'I should be delighted to play to you,' Mme de Cambremer said…

'Good heavens,' Mme de Cambremer-Legrandin remarked to me…

As at that time I had no definite opinion…

'Shan't we see you again this evening?'

As soon as we were alone…

Making an abstraction of my love…

I ought to have left the place that evening…

There were still but a few people at Balbec…

I would have liked to be sure…

The post of wine waiter…

Here it was not only Marie that protested…

Another incident turned my thoughts…

We were waiting, Albertine and I, at the Balbec station…

We hastened in search of an empty carriage…

While I stood talking to him…

A change in our perspective…

They were dazzled by the accounts…

Sometimes, giving him credit for the comic…

An intelligent man of the world…

Cottard said far more often…

At Saint-Pierre-des-Ifs…

For their part, the Cambremers…

These names made me think of the day…

'The Princess must be on the train…'

Forgetting her attachment…

After the toll-house…

'What, are you still talking about Dechambre,' said M. Verdurin…

Mme Verdurin who, to welcome us…

One would have thought…

I had just given Mme Verdurin the message…

As I listened to him and promised the silence…

Mme Verdurin was annoyed that M. de Cambremer should pretend…

'Do you shoot much, Sir?' said M. Verdurin…

'I must tell you, all the same…'

Hardly ever do we hear anything…

'You said that Cholet was derived from chou,' I remarked…

'It is true,' he replied to M. Verdurin…

'I should think,' said I…

M. de Charlus, who gave a widely different meaning…

And, so as not to criticise merely…

'As a man, he is vile…'

We may judge by these temporary discomfitures…

When the piece came to an end…

Saniette, summoned to make a fourth…

'It is easy to see,' Cottard went on…

'This young man is astonishing,' M. de Charlus interrupted…

'By the way, Charlus,' said Mme Verdurin…

And, as I expressed a contrary opinion…

One could barely make out the sea…

But, from the air which Cottard assumed…

Chapter 3

Two times, I have said…

I should greatly have astonished my mother…

I was all the more astonished…

Every day I went out with Albertine…

Coming to the foot of the cliff road…

No doubt this was because the rustic setting was different…

I knew that Beaumont was something very special…

'Listen,' said Morel, anxious to excite…

When Albertine thought it better…

On leaving Marcouville…

Unfortunately this life so closely involved with Albertine's…

In the past, when I thought with longing…

On the days following those…

There was a 'Combray spirit'…

During our walk, dropping his voice…

But it is perhaps crediting Morel's brain…

The faithful were all the more convinced…

But presently, without any need to be guided…

For M. de Charlus had for the moment…

A great musician, a member of the Institute…

When M. de Charlus was not speaking…

Ski having shewn some determination…

Some of these affectionate allusions…

Morel, feeling that I bore him…

In the meantime, and as though he had been dealing…

If M. de Charlus, in dashing this letter down…

'I hope at least that my two adversaries…'

Presently the party broke up…

The incident that concerns Morel…

However great his alarm…

At Grattevast, where his sister lived…

At Hermenonville…

'There are a certain number of outstanding families,'…

In the eyes of those who so defined them…

The latter indeed obliged…

'What I should like to have is an explanation of Thorpehomme,'…

Friendships more precious than Bloch's is not…

'Where does your friend live, in Paris?'

'But I cannot believe that it is good for you…'

Chapter 4

The train had stopped at Parville…

The mysterious passion…

Did Albertine realise later on…

Two or three times it occurred to me…

But beyond the beach of Balbec…

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