Whether you're more Bing Crosby or Mariah Carey, Wham! or Destiny’s Child, there’s a perfect book to match your favourite yuletime hit.
Proust's madeleine has slipped into common parlance as it did his tea. But what are we missing when we cite the famous literary device?
Marcel Proust (1871 - 1922) is now generally viewed as the greatest French novelist and perhaps the greatest European novelist of the 20th century. He lived much of his later life as a reclusive semi-invalid in a sound-proofed flat in Paris giving himself over entirely to writing In Search of Lost Time.
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