Proust's Overcoat

The True Story of One Man's Passion for All Things Proust
by Lorenza Foschini
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Publisher: Granta Publications

Publication Date: November 03, 2011

ISBN: 9781846274107

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The story of the overcoat began with a chance meeting - between an obsessive book collector, Jacques Gu?rin, and his physician, Dr Robert Proust, brother of the late writer. Gu?rin immediately glimpsed the possibility of acquiring the novelist's personal effects, but it would be decades before he finally came to possess the relic he had most coveted: Proust's moth-eaten otter-lined overcoat...