Weekly Wallpaper – Proust’s In Search Of Lost Time

Proust's In Search Of Lost Time

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes

The novel In Search of Lost Time is considered one of the great masterpieces of the 20th century.

This epic seven-volume book is based on the real life of its French author, Marcel Proust.
Published between 1913–27, Proust’s In Search Of Lost Time is infamous for not only its monumental length (approximately 4,215 pages! 😅) but also its influence on twentieth-century literature.

Our wallpaper this week is inspired by and uses a paraphrase of the text found in volume 5 – The Prisoner, originally published in French in 1923.

“The only true voyage of discovery, the only fountain of Eternal Youth, would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes, to behold the universe through the eyes of another, of a hundred others, to behold the hundred universes that each of them beholds, that each of them is…”

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