Episode 5: The Verdurin Salon

Our journey along the Proustian Paths has finally brought us to the Verdurin salon in Paris. In this episode we meet the 'little clan' for the first time. We learn about the love affair between Charles Swann and Odette and hear the Vinteuil sonata for the first time. Join your host James Holden for the next leg in this gentle walk through the text of Marcel Proust's literary masterpiece, In Search of Lost Time.

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.