A businessman who reads Business Week is lost to fame. One who reads Proust is marked for greatness.
He had never read Proust , but he had somehow taken a short cut across the allotments and arrived at the same conclusions.Alan Bennett
Proust was the greatest novelist of the twentieth century, just as Tolstoy was in the nineteenth.Marcel Proust
A novelist who ranks with Proust , Kafka , Musil and his friend James Joyce as one of the enduring pillars of Modernism.italo svevo