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date: 25 August 2019

Proust, Marcel (1871–1922) 

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
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 Market House Books Market House Books

French novelist.Proust was born in Auteuil, the son of an eminent Catholic physician and a wealthy Jewess. At the age of nine he suffered his first attack of the asthma that was to torment him for the rest of his life. After a period of military service (... ...

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