Written by Marcel Proust
- Audio book performed & abridged by Neville Jason - Abridged Fiction - Produced by Nicolas Soames
3 COMPACT DISCS with music by Ciurlionis, Breton, Schumann & Waldteufel - 3.5 hours
Publisher, Naxos Audiobooks (March 2000)
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Marcel Proust's great work, the major French literary statement of the 20th Century, looks back at the old social order while noting the rise of a different way of life. It is extraordinary, not only in its length, but for the remarkable observations on the aspirations, the foibles and the emotions of life. Once experienced, the voice of Proust is never forgotten. A la Recherche du Temps Perdu is a novel you will never forget.
Marcel's obsessive love for Albertine makes her virtually a captive in his Paris apartment. Expertly narrated by the highly acclaimed actor, Neville Jason, The Captive : Part I is the ninth volume of Naxos AudioBooks recording of Remembrance of Things Past.
The first 11 (of 12) volumes of Naxos AudioBooks' Remembrance of Things Past series use C.K. Scott Moncrieff's translation. Translation of Volume 12 : Time Regained was done by Neville Jason (who adapted our entire series for audio, and is its performer.