Monday, November 15, 2004

On Proust's Novel

Jan 15, 1961:
Somebody gave me the complete Remembrance of Things Past for Christmas and I am eating my way through it like a mole. I think it would make good Iceland reading...

Jan 21, 1961:
I am on page 513 in [the Proust novel]. I cain't get over it.


Jackson said...

Why do you suppose she referred to Proust's as "Iceland reading"?

I am working my way through your archives. Thank you for your work here. So much.

TS said...

I'd assumed she meant "desert island reading", the sort that could be indulged over a long period of time with few distractions. Glad you're enjoying the blog. :-)