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Swann's Way
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date September 15, 2015
Pages 466
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781517334727
ISBN-10 1517334721
Dimensions 1.05 by 8.50 by 11 in.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $21.99
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: hould have to go up to bed, and to lie there, unsleeping, far from my mother and grandmother, my bedroom became the fixed point on which my melancholy and anxious thoughts were centred. Some one had had the happy idea of giving me, to distract me on evenings when I seemed abnormally wretched, a magic lantern, which used to be set on top of my lamp while we waited for dinner-time to come: in the manner of the master-builders and glass-painters of gothic days it substituted for the opaqueness of my walls an impalpable iridescence, supernatural phenomena of many colours, in which legends were depicted, as on a shifting and transitory window. But my sorrows were only increased, because this change of lighting destroyed, as nothing else could have done, the customary impression I had formed of my room, thanks to which the room itself, but for the torture of having to go to bed in it, had become quite endurable.

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