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Overview

Remembrance of Things Past is one of the monuments of twentieth-century literature. Neville Jason’s unabridged recording of the work runs to 150 hours. The Captive is the fifth of seven volumes.

The protagonist’s obsessive love for Albertine makes her virtually a captive in his Paris apartment. He suspects she may be attracted to her own sex.

This version is based on the translation by C. K. Scott Moncrieff.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781094015446
Publisher: Naxos
Publication date: 02/11/2020
Series: Remembrance of Things Past Series , #5
Edition description: Unabridged
Sales rank: 1,168,509
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Marcel Proust (1871–1922) was a French novelist, essayist, and critic, best known as the author of Remembrance of Things Past, a monumental work of fiction published in seven parts from 1913 to 1927.


Neville Jason is an award–winning narrator, as well as a television and stage actor. He has earned seven AudioFile Earphones Awards and been a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. He is a former member of the Old Vic Company, the English Stage Company, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the Birmingham Repertory Company. While training at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, he was awarded the diction prize by Sir John Gielgud.

Date of Birth:

July 10, 1871

Date of Death:

November 18, 1922

Place of Birth:

Auteuil, near Paris, France

Place of Death:

Paris, France

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