French envoy explores Proust and Rizal

France Ambassador Michèle Boccoz
Michèle BoccozAmbassador of FranceI have a pile as a result of I get pleasure from studying.
I began rereading a e book I’ve learn many, a few years in the past, “In Search of Misplaced Time,” by Marcel Proust. Bear in mind we had that artwork exhibit final yr in Alliance Francaise de Manille impressed by Proust? It’s seven volumes, so I’m now ending the fourth one.
“In Search of Misplaced Time: Volumes 1 to 7” by Marcel Proust
I’m additionally making an attempt to learn José Rizal’s “Noli Me Tángere.” I can learn in Spanish, however I additionally learn in English.
“Noli Me Tángere” by José Rizal
For Proust, I used to be far too younger and immature to utterly grasp it after I first learn it years in the past. I discovered it extra fascinating this time, way more entertaining.
Whenever you first learn it as a youngster, you’re pushed into studying it. So sooner or later I bought bored. Now I actually get pleasure from studying it a lot. It’s a caricature of the French salon on the flip of the twentieth century. It’s so humorous. I a lot loved and understood it higher now than the primary time. —Cheche V. Ethical INQ