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Marcel Proust
Born (1871-07-10)10 July 1871
Auteuil, Paris, France
Died 18 November 1922(1922-11-18) (aged 51)
Paris, France
Occupation Novelist, essayist, critic
Genres novel

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (French pronounced: maʁsɛl pʁust) (10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922) was a French novelist, essayist and critic, best known as the author of À la recherche du temps perdu (in English, In Search of Lost Time), a monumental work of twentieth-century fiction published in seven parts from 1913 to 1927.

Proust was a homosexual. He died of pneumonia.

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