Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator

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C. K. Scott Moncrieff's celebrated translation of Proust's A La Recherche du Temps Perdu was first published in 1922 and was a work which would exhaust and consume the translator, leading to his early death at the age of just forty. Joseph Conrad told him, `I was more interested and fascinated by your rendering than by Proust's creation': some literary figures even felt it was an improvement on the original. From the outside an enigma, Scott Moncrieff left a trail of writings that describe a man expert at living a ...

Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator 2015, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099507086

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Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator 2014, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701181079

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