Oneworld secures collection of lost Proust tales

Oneworld secures collection of lost Proust tales

Oneworld is to publish nine stories by Marcel Proust for the first time in English. 

The stories in collection The Mysterious Correspondent were never published in Proust's lifetime. They were uncovered by scholar and publisher Bernard de Fallois, who previously identified Proust’s posthumously published novel Jean Santeuil, and Editions de Fallois published the stories in French in October.

Senior commissioning editor Alex Christofi bought world English rights to The Mysterious Correspondent from Editions de Fallois. The stories will now be translated by Charlotte Mandell, who has previo...

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