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Musee Marcel Proust

4 rue du Docteur Proust, 28120 Illiers-Combray, France
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A Proustian experience

A most comprehensive commentary from the guide, providing intricate details for both the tourist... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
ProfFelix
In Search of Lost Time.

Anyone who has read Proust will love to go and see the house of Tante Leonie and to hear the... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
ProfFelix
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Feb 1, 2017
“A Proustian experience”
Feb 1, 2017
“In Search of Lost Time.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4 rue du Docteur Proust, 28120 Illiers-Combray, France
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

A most comprehensive commentary from the guide, providing intricate details for both the tourist and literary scholar. I loved the way the house maintained that musty feel of authentic lived experience. It had none of that kitsch falsity which can pervade literary sites but instead...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Anyone who has read Proust will love to go and see the house of Tante Leonie and to hear the details of how the young Marcel Proust was inspired by his summertime stays in this house to write his amazing novel about the rise and...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Personally, I find ' a la recherche du temps perdu' difficult to read. It is a train of thought that demands a constant concentration. But I love museums especially for writers, and thus we could not resist a visit to the house of prousts aunt....More

3  Thank diana56
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

When the Illiers-Combray bell chimed 4 o'clock, it was clear I was the sole member of the tour. I pathetically asked that the tour be conducted in English, as I had only been in France 24 hours and my French was not quite up to...More

12  Thank BaronVonCount
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Brilliant young guide (all voluntary) took us through the house and gave us plenty of time to wander round and look at rooms and exhibits.

5  Thank agb59
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