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Céleste Albaret ↠ Monsieur Proust KINDLE Self said to her You know everything about me Her reminiscences of her employer present an intimate picture of the daily life of a great writer who was also a deeply peculiar man while Madame Albaret herself proves to be a shrewd and engaging companion

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  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    READER À DOC Monsieur Proust ✓ CITYBREAKSCHEAP Monsieur ProustMonsieur Proust Céleste Albaret Céleste Albaret née Gineste 17 May 1891 – 25 April 1984 was a country girl who moved to Paris in 1913 when she married the taxi driver Odilon Albaret The most regular of Odilon Albaret's regular clients was the celebrated novelist and critic Marcel Proust Lonely and bored in the grand city and at her husband's suggestion Albaret began to run errands for Proust Before very long she became his secretary and housekeeper During the final decade of Proust's life his health declined and he became progressively withdrawn even while working with continuing intensity on his writing she bec


  • Fionnuala

    READER À DOC Monsieur Proust ✓ CITYBREAKSCHEAP Monsieur ProustWhen a magnum opus is born to the world it doesn’t happen by magic In the case of A la recherche du temps perdu there was no instant delivery by stork and no cabbage leaves involved either Instead it took a long time and involved a lot of labour the author horizontal on his bed giving birth slowly and with huge effort to the book of his life While he laboured semi propped against his pillows determined to deliver his work onto the page perfectly formed he had the services of an excellent midwife She brought him warm shawls and hot water bottles She brought him coffee and tisanes She protected him as much as possible from disturbances She turned unwanted visitors away at the door She helped sort the uantities of loose notes which he kept adding to his manuscript She wrote his words from dictation when he was too feeble to hold a pen Her name was Céleste AlbaretCéleste Albaret first met Marcel Proust in April 1913 when she was twenty one and the author alr


  • E. G.

    READER À DOC Monsieur Proust ✓ CITYBREAKSCHEAP Monsieur Proust Foreword by André AcimanIntroduction by Georges Belmont Monsieur Proust Appendix Some Other SouvenirsIndex


  • TBV

    READER À DOC Monsieur Proust ✓ CITYBREAKSCHEAP Monsieur Proust “So it was that evening in September 1914 when he deliberately entered into his life as a partial recluse the last eight years of his life and of his work And it was then although I didn’t realize it and although as he said it wasn’t proper that I entered into that life too to remain to the end” p38 Thus spoken by Céleste Albaret 1891 1984 in 70 hours of taped interviews with Georges Belmont who “ghost” wrote this memoir M Belmont assures the reader that he tested her information by repeatedly returning to various topics from different angles These interviews took place fifty years after Marcel Proust’s death by which time Mme Albaret was 82 years old Mme Albaret was M Proust’s housekeeper secretary and confidante It had not been her intention to seek employment with


  • David

    READER À DOC Monsieur Proust ✓ CITYBREAKSCHEAP Monsieur ProustCéleste Albaret Marcel Proust's majordomo and jacueline of all trades for the last ten years or so of his life 'wrote' this memoir in the 1970s And by 'wrote' I mean that she rattled off her memories to a ghostwriter and then the ghostwriter's book Monsieur Proust was later translated into English So the NYRB edition of Monsieur Proust referenced her


  • ReemK10 (Paper Pills)

    READER À DOC Monsieur Proust ✓ CITYBREAKSCHEAP Monsieur ProustAfter reading The Year of Reading Proust I remembered that I hadn't uite finished reading Celeste Albaret's Monsieur Proust I took the book from my bookshelves and read the remaining sixty pages which opened up vast floodgates of memory of my very own year of reading Proust It goes without saying that all of us who read In Search of Lost Time loved Celeste Albaret It also goes without saying that this is a must read for any Proust reader Readers will always be in debt to Celeste for this account which righted the wrongs of the many rumors that surrounded Proust's life Monsieur Proust is a correction of the many stories told about Marcel Proust You can't help but fall in love with Celeste and be in awe of the life she devoted to caring for her M ProustWe all have our memories and after reading Proust and like Celeste and her Monsieur Proust they will always be to us a sour


  • John

    READER À DOC Monsieur Proust ✓ CITYBREAKSCHEAP Monsieur ProustI do wish Mme Albaret had maintained the diary that her employer suggested even insisted that she keep After all Proust not one given to self deprecation out of false modesty was sure that after his death Albaret's diary had she kept one would bring sufficient money at auction to sustain her all of her years As it is however we do have the memoir that she dictated to the Kitty Kelly of her time and place in 1972 at age 82 fifty years after she stood by her employer's bed as he diedWhat is clear in the text at least is that Celeste Albaret possessed an extraordinarily rare trait of personality Without resentment even with undiluted and undiminish


  • William Dearth

    READER À DOC Monsieur Proust ✓ CITYBREAKSCHEAP Monsieur ProustThis is not really a review but I would like to add a few comments As others have stated it is a shame that 50 years went by before Celeste felt the need to tell her story It is also unfortunate that she did not keep the reuested diary Th


  • Jocelyne Lebon

    READER À DOC Monsieur Proust ✓ CITYBREAKSCHEAP Monsieur ProustFelt fully engrossed in this fascinating biography I can't decide if Céleste had an impossible crush on Proust or if she was a saint in which case she ought to be properly canonized


  • Sarah

    READER À DOC Monsieur Proust ✓ CITYBREAKSCHEAP Monsieur ProustProust liked sole served on a napkin if he ate at allSometimes he drank one coffee sometimes twoProust did not use soap only dabbed his face with a towelHe brushed with tooth powder which on occasion sifted down to his tie But as he remarked no one saw him for his tiesProust kept the hours of a vampireHe should have left his housekeeper some money