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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