Episode 3: Combray

Combray looms large in the Proustian imagination. In Episode 3 of the Proustian Paths podcast, our gentle walk through Marcel Proust's classic novel In Search of Lost Time finally brings us to this town. Your audio tour guide James Holden will help you to navigate the section of text describing this place, and will show you all the best literary-critical views. Let's discover the town, its inhabitants, and its place in the Narrator's memories.

Om Podcasten

Welcome to Proustian Paths - the podcast channel that gives you different routes through Marcel Proust’s masterpiece, In Search of Lost Time. In the main numbered episodes, join host Dr. James Holden for a guided walkthrough of this classic work of French literature. Then, in the ‘Shortcuts’ episodes, get ahead in your understanding with spoiler-filled discussions of key characters and concepts that range across the entire text.