• "One of the cornerstones of the Western literary canon"

    The Times
  • "Proust sinks deepest in readers because the book is so exhaustively analytical, so ceaselessly truthful... The experience of reading [the book] becomes, in itself, an unforgettable thing"

  • "The way he replicates the workings of the mind changed the art of novel-writing forever...his style is extraordinary, enveloping, captivating"

  • "There are many who swear the experience has permanently enriched their lives"

    Daily Mail