Reviews

  • Scott Moncrieff's [volumes] belong to that special category of translations which are themselves literary masterpieces ... his book is one of those translations, such as the Authorized Version of the Bible itself, which can never be displaced

    A. N. Wilson
  • For the reader wishing to tackle Proust your guide must be C K Scott Moncrieff ... There are some who believe his headily perfumed translation of À la recherche du temps perdu conjures Belle Époque France more vividly even than the original

    Telegraph
  • I was more interested and fascinated by your rendering than by Proust's creation

    Joseph Conrad to Scott Moncrieff